Success and Failure
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Desperation is like stealing from the mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Take a chance and you may lose. Take not a chance and you have lost already.
Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Hatred: A sentiment appropriate to the occasion of another's superiority.
Misfortune: The kind of fortune that never misses.