Success and Failure
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The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
With every passing hour, our solar system comes forty-three thousand miles closer to globular cluster M13 in the constellation Hercules, and still there are some misfits who continue to insist that there is no such thing as progress.
If at first you don't succeed, try, and try again. Then give up. There's no sense in being a damned fool about it.
Whether you think that you can or that you can't, you are usually right.
We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked throughout the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken away from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms -- to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
The wind and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.