Success and Failure
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The biggest things are always the easiest to do because there is no competition.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence -- and then success is sure.
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power of the greatest obstacle.
Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time, to figure out whether you like it or not.
Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Bravery and stupidity go hand in hand.
There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened, it won't last.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.