Aphorisms Galore!

Success and Failure

376 aphorisms  ·  7 comments

Aphorisms in This Category

tiny.ag/rcehbv9s  ·   Fair (97 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Putt's Law: Technology is dominated by two types of people: Those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/jb6usc1h  ·   Fair (102 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Reach for the moon and if you miss at least you will land among the stars.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/p0z9jdbr  ·   Fair (101 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Silverman's Law: If Murphy's Law can go wrong, it will.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/tkee56g3  ·   Fair (121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Small minds are the first to condemn great ideas.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/s1xthnqz  ·   Fair (95 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Smile, it makes people wonder what you are thinking.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/qwjktm2e  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Some day my boat will come in, and with my luck I'll be at the airport.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/oxjpvl03  ·   Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/sm4gracz  ·   Fair (97 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Strategy: A long-range plan whose merit cannot be evaluated until sometime after those creating it have left the organization.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/7tiaqkyk  ·   Fair (83 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/0dnzu8o7  ·   Fair (86 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Success is a journey, not a destination.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/wvpojnsh  ·   Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/ffrhkz8y  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Golden Rule: whoever has the gold makes the rules.

Unknown, in Altruism and Cynicism and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/y2wjstfn  ·   Fair (286 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The amount of work to be done increases in proportion to the amount of work already completed.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/1iteoxru  ·   Fair (269 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/rhjtfglc  ·   Fair (110 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/zt1r3of5  ·   Fair (114 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/uijwr4e3  ·   Fair (221 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To err is human, to forgive unusual.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/r3bhbgos  ·   Fair (192 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/pb2gjrze  ·   Fair (179 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/hhdwpvkc  ·   Fair (182 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To get something done, a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of them absent.

Unknown, in Success and Failure