You can take Elvis. You can take Marilyn Monroe. Success and fame will not be the answer if something inside of you is bothering you if things in your mind aren't going right.

Fame and success are very different things.

It's an awesome responsibility not only to maintain the level of success the NFL has but to build on that.

Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.

The writing of a melody is an emotional moment success doesn't make it easy.

I think that everything you do helps you to write if you're a writer. Adversity and success both contribute largely to making you what you are. If you don't experience either one of those you're being deprived of something.

When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success.

I would love to be a guest on a talk show or a panel that shows women who have been on reality shows who've had success to prove to audiences that you don't have to be a fool to become successful.

The delusions of self-love cannot be prevented but intellectual misconceptions as to the means of achieving success may be corrected.

Independent films have a very different cachet than success films.

Immigrants provide skills that we simply cannot afford to do without. They have contributed hugely to Britain's success.

It's nice being brought up with no money at all. It's just not how I measure success so that makes it a bunch easier.

Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate face the fact squarely and get out.

Success in whatever form it takes is a tricky thing - once you've achieved your goal then what? Where do you aim?

The secret of my success is my hairspray.

It's the price of success: people start to think you're omnipotent.

I'm astonished by my success.

I just want to continue the success and be an athlete that is shown in a good light in New York City.

Success comes to a writer as a rule so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.

Former Olympians also get paid to make appearances. Many of them won their medals in an era when Olympic success didn't go hand-in-hand with financial success.

I'm extremely ambitious. I don't know why people are afraid to say that. I won't sell my soul to the devil but I do want success and I don't think that's bad.

I'm a mum so my wardrobe consists of sweaters and jeans. As long as I don't leave the house forgetting my jeans I count that as a fashion success.

If you come into success too soon you'll burn out and be finished before you know it. If you let the maturation process happen naturally you'll be happier with yourself in the end.

In hindsight I slid into arrogance based upon past success.

My overnight success was really 15 years in the making. I'd been writing songs since I was 6 and playing in bands and performing since I was 14.

I don't like Tommy on Broadway at all. I like the music I'm pleased with Pete's success but I don't like what they've done to it.

I used to think that losing made you more hungry and determined but after my success at the Olympics and the U.S. Open I realise that winning is the biggest motivation.

I put £150 000 into the stage production of Grease and have got back £1.5 million so far. It has been a fantastic success.

At this point I can't say what network would be picking it up but I know that it would be a success.

Whenever you analyse anyone who has had any success and they're in the headlines you will find they are human and make mistakes. I'm certainly that and I've made a lot of mistakes.

I was successful materially but I know life is much more than worldly success. I saw all these blessings God had given me. The way to give thanks is obedience to God.

Girlfriend and 100 Percent Fun were my two peeks around '92 and '96. The reality is that the times I had the most media success sold lots of records and played bigger shows I had the least control of my own life.

I always envisioned myself being a rapper and being in the game and having success but you never know what it feels like or how you're going to be when you're there.

Well I believe that the depth of your struggle can determine the height of your success. I was inspired to come out of everything I've been through and end up in a place where I never thought that I would be.

I have an idea of who I want to be I have a vision of my own success.

Every success in limiting armaments is a sign that the will to achieve mutual understanding exists and every such success thus supports the fight for international law and order.

People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their brains with pleasurable chemicals. The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations.

Nothing fails like success nothing is so defeated as yesterday's triumphant Cause.

I thought doing reality TV would be the greatest success of my life or the biggest mistake.

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

I've always known I would be a success but I was surprised at the way it came.

Other people's success spurs me on to do well and gives me motivation.

Success is what you do with your ability. It's how you use your talent.

Women face enough pressures and challenges in a workplace that is still depressingly biased against a female's success. Add to that the fact that the very thing many women I know find most rewarding (having kids) is now frowned upon.

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

It's hard for children's authors to be accepted when they try to write adult books. J.K. Rowling is the exception because people are so eager to read anything by her but it took Judy Blume three or four tries before she had a success.

We had maybe the greatest success of any company that I know of in Paris and after two or three years I wanted to do this same number that we did for PBS so we did it and Paris had always considered us their darlings.

For globalization to work for America it must work for working people. We should measure the success of our economy by the breadth of our middle class and the scope of opportunity offered to the poorest child to climb into that middle class.

Success is a process a quality of mind and way of being an outgoing affirmation of life.

I've always been too hard on myself to behave like I've arrived or even to enjoy whatever success I've had. I've always envisioned myself higher than where I was and I still do. With each success I think 'That's nice but I'm supposed to go there!'

For me I don't feel it is a success in the career to be the pretty woman career success comes from being characters who tell us something about the truth.

I came from a family where I felt great pressure to be financially successful and I felt that staying in Chicago and doing theater I was in all likelihood not going to find financial success.

For the past few years I was the more visible Asian performer and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies.

If the film is a hit then everyone shares the success. If it is going to be a disaster then it might as well be because of me not because of somebody else.

With the success of the last three or so years when a lot of people start treating you differently there's a danger that you may start to think of yourself differently. You rely on your friends to say 'Hey wake up!'

I had come to the point when I realized it was unlikely that my film career was going to move beyond a certain level of role. And I was - because I had graphic instances of it - handicapped by the success of Star Trek. A director would say 'I don't want Jean-Luc Picard in my movie' - and this was compounded by X-Men as well.

My ambition was to stop waiting tables. That was how I measured success: finally I was able to stop waiting tables and I was able to pay the rent and that was by being a stand-up comic. Not a very good stand-up comic but good enough to make a living.

Everyone applauds each other's success in Hollywood because they know how tough it is but it really comes down fundamentally to the process.

Success is not a destination but the road that you're on. Being successful means that you're working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That's living your dream.

All these people who say success changes people well no it just magnifies what's there.

The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.

A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation's economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens.

To win in Australia for me has to be the ultimate success because the Aussies live for sport.

Whatever success I've had I always like to top it.

There's nothing so aphrodisiacal for a woman as money and success.

Success listens only to applause. To all else it is deaf.

I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard.

Sometimes success comes in ways you don't expect.

There are so few women in general who aren't completely threatened and confused by other women's success. It's very disappointing.

We just want to win. That's the bottom line. I think a lot of times people may become content with one championship or a little bit of success but we don't really reflect on what we've done in the past. We focus on the present.

Success comes in waves.

Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others which makes it difficult to relax.

You may lose your wife you may lose your dog your mother may hate you. None of those things matter. What matters is that you achieve success and become free. Then you can do whatever you like.

Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.

The success of Torn was a bit too much for me. I took a year off and was still scared to start the second album.

I did not become successful in my work through embracing or engaging in celebrity culture. I never signed away my privacy in exchange for success.

I've had a lot of success over the years racing in New York but the main point is that I feel the marathon is a different event a lot more my event.

Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.

I'd rather a young black actor read about success as opposed to how tough it was. I get these roles because I can act and that's it. Hopefully that's it.

There is no correlation between a childhood success and a professional athlete.

To this day most people think of me as the fastest human. They don't really think me as a long jumper although that's the event I had more success in.

My first attempt at a kiss was in fifth grade but it didn't go so well. Later I used Boyz II Men and Jodeci songs to come on to girls. I had more success.

I feel true success comes from being able to work and the love for it.

The real end winner of NAFTA is going to be Mexico because we have the human capital. We have that resource that is vital to the success of the U.S. economy.

Success tempts many to their ruin.

I have decided to fight for my country because we have build a success story in Guanajuato with real results and more yet to come in the next two years.

To burn always with this hard gem-like flame to maintain this ecstasy is success in life.

But Big Oil and Big Coal have always been as skilled at propaganda as they are at mining and drilling. Like the tobacco industry before them their success depends on keeping Americans stupid.

It's both rebellion and conformity that attack you with success.

One is never ready for success. It consecrates and looses you at the same time.

In a balanced organization working towards a common objective there is success.

I'm in the studio 24 hours a day. It's true that once you get a certain level of success you become a target. Talk magazine should be ashamed of themselves.

Winning in Afghanistan is having a country that is stable enough to ensure that there is no safe haven for Al Qaida or for a militant Taliban that welcomes Al Qaida. That's really the measure of success for the United States.

My formula for success is rise early work late and strike oil.

Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.

Whenever I hear 'It can't be done ' I know I'm close to success.

We were called The Toilets originally - we were flushed with success.

Success is important only to the extent that it puts one in a position to do more things one likes to do.

Success is the person who year after year reaches the highest limits in his field.

The key to sitcom success is miserable people. If you see a happy couple it's just gone like when Sam and Diane got together on Cheers.

I don't think success has changed us as people at all. We are the same lunatics that we were when this band first got going. We never see ourselves as being on a higher level than our fans.

My literary success meant nothing to me.

Look if you ask a child 'Would you rather have a fulfilled mother or a stay-at-home Sylvia Plath ' they'll pick Sylvia Plath every time. But I think it's really important that children don't feel their parents' emotional lives depend on their success.

Thought is the original source of all wealth all success all material gain all great discoveries and inventions and of all achievement.

You wanna know what scares people? Success. When you don't make moves and when you don't climb up the ladder everybody loves you because you're not competition.

One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes another for 30 days but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.

The first condition of success for the League of Nations is therefore a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them.

First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.

Writers as they gain success feel like outsiders because writers don't come together in real groups.

When one has success the answer is not to undo that success. It is to continue what has been done.

A man desires praise that he may be reassured that he may be quit of his doubting of himself he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.

If you can go out with your live show and turn people on to that where you have that fan base that's religious and they're going to come see you when you're in that town once your radio success is gone and you're not a mainstream guy anymore you can still go out and play your shows.

I want to see success right away. And I want to never give up never stop.

You know I can be the happiest man in the world with minimal record success.

I think all of us certainly believed the statistics which said that probably 88% chance of mission success and maybe 96% chance of survival. And we were willing to take those odds.

There's that unwritten schism that literary writers get all the awards and commericals writers get all the success.

That's the key to success isn't it? It has to be fun.

The success of Watermark surprised me. I never thought of music as something commercial it was something very personal to me.

I gave up a lot of things in exchange for my success.

Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.

I think that everybody in the world whatever colour or creed has a jerk like JR in his or her family somewhere. Whether it is a father uncle cousin or brother everybody can identify with JR and that certainly had something to do with the success of 'Dallas.'

I was born with success. Lucky for me I am able to handle it. Also I damn well deserve it!

I passionately believe that's it's not just what you say that counts it's also how you say it - that the success of your argument critically depends on your manner of presenting it.

With success came an ever-growing burden of responsibility. I lived with a near-constant low-level anxiety that I would make a mistake that would not only threaten my career but also my brothers' - not to mention the livelihoods of many people who work with us or for us.

Success sometimes can really bite you in the shorts.

For example the equivalent of a woman being treated as a sex object is a man being treated as a success object.

Put paying your dues and all that puts so much into being a success. You have an understanding of what it's about being on your own for three or four years and living day to day on $3 or living in an apartment with no electricity.

If there's no fire there's no scream. If there's no scream then no one hears you and no one comes to help you in the first place. The depth of my struggle has definitely determined the height of my success. To be able to teach my kids not just about success but about the struggle that comes with it.

I was trying to uphold what I thought feminism was as best I could by supporting women by trying to create an opportunity to get women to get together play music together and celebrate the fact that we are having great success making music on our own and together.

Success produces confidence confidence relaxes industry and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.

Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.

To be associated with success is absolutely wonderful.

Evolution acts slowly. Our psychological characteristics today are those that promoted reproductive success in the ancestral environmen.

Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.

The whole secret to our success is being able to con ourselves into believing that we're going to change the world because statistically we are unlikely to do it.

All business success rests on something labeled a sale which at least momentarily weds company and customer.

If there is any secret to my success I think it's that my characters are very real to me. I feel everything they feel and therefore I think my readers care about them.

My definition of success is control.

In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?

I mean we are tribal by nature and sometimes success and material wealth can divide and separate - it's not a new philosophy I'm sharing - more than hardship hardship tends to unify.

A sign now of success with a certain audience when you do a short comedy piece anywhere is that it gets on YouTube and gets around. It's always something you're thinking about unconsciously.

I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself the time I spend with family and friends. My priorities aren't amending they're shifting.

Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.

Hosting a TV show is a full-time job in which success is defined by it never ending.

Well you can't be trying to achieve success of any kind in this business without accepting that there's going to be a flip side to it.

I always say that the real success of Wine Library wasn't due to the videos I posted but to the hours I spent talking to people online afterward making connections and building relationships.

My store Wine Library outsells big national chains. How do you think we do it? It started with hustle. I always say that our success wasn't due to my hundreds of online videos about wine that went viral but to the hours I spent talking to people online afterward making connections and building relationships.

I was if you like a successful schoolboy in that I had a degree of talent in all the required things that make you a success at school.

The kind of theater that I do is sort of 'narrative realism ' which I think in the broadest sense is legitimate to say is mainstream. I mean in a certain sense Suzan-Lori's plays have had mainstream levels of success. But Suzan-Lori is in some ways not a narrative realist.

Dullness in matters of government is a good sign and not a bad one - in particular dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence an indication of its success. Protection Status