Quotes, sayings & poems

Birthday Blessings

Happy love gathers all of our strength

Happy love gathers all of our strength. It turns abundance, the sum of all goods and necessities into the most beautiful creations – they come effortlessly, easily. The happy lover is rich.

- Paul Ambroise Valéry

There's always something about your success

There's always something about your success that displeases even your best friends.

- Mark Twain

All you need in this life

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.

- Mark Twain

Success is the child of drudgery

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.

- Orison Swett Marden

When a man feels throbbing

When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say ''amen'' to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, -- this is happiness, this is success.

- Orison Swett Marden

Even on the most exalted throne in the world

Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Success has always been

Success has always been a great liar.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

If at first you don't succeed

If at first you don't succeed, lie, lie again.

- Laurence J. Peter

What is a big shot

What is a big shot except a little shot that kept on shooting.

- Proverb

I have made as much out of myself as

I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more.

- Jean Paul

If you want to succeed

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

- John D Rockefeller

If a great thing can be done

If a great thing can be done, it can be done easily, but this ease is like the of ease of a tree blossoming after long years of gathering strength.

- John Ruskin