successA great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain. F. Scott Fitzgerald Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Previous Post Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon. Next Post Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time. Failure is not our only punishment for laziness there is also the success of others. They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America? Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified. The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after. The best augury of a man’s success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world. The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor. Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe. No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.