IT IS NOT COINCIDENCE THAT AT BARCELONA WE HAVE LOW-KEY LIFESTYLES AND WE HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL. WE KNOW WE ARE FOOTBALL PLAYERS AND NOT MOVIE STARS.
I like to think that I've been a good manager. That fact has been very instrumental in making Linux a successful product.
Linux has more than satisfied any small initial expectations I had. It's simply incredible how successful Linux has been, and how good a time I've had developing it and leading the project. It does take a lot of my time, but it's time I really enjoy spending, and Linux has continued to be challenging both technically and from a managing standpoint.
I think the athletes respond well to me because I have been successful.
The only reason I am successful is because I have stayed true to myself.
While I was always successful... I never thought I'd be one in the world.
In my experience, some of the biggest obstacles to becoming a successful entrepreneur aren't financial or structural - they are internal and psychological. It's important for dreamers to believe in themselves and their ideas, to fend off the skeptics and find others who will share in their dreams. Once you understand that being called "crazy" is a compliment, you realize that you can get beyond other people's opinions and zig when others zag.
No matter how well a person writes, a successful book is a team effort involving many, many people.
From the 15th century to 1688, England and Wales, like Scotland, had been peripheral kingdoms in the European power game, more often at war with each other that with Continental powers, and - except under Oliver Cromwell - scarcely very successful on those occasions when they did engage the Dutch, or the French, or the Spanish.
I think the best advice I ever got about acting was from my dad, which was, 'If they don't buy the fish on the first toss, throw it back in the wagon and go to the second house.' Which is like an old Jewish fishmongers' story about how you become a successful fish monger.
Marla [from Rules Don't Apply] especially, believed that she has a certain set of rules that she had to abide by, in order to be successful in Hollywood. How she acted, how she approached things and even in her relationship with her mother - there were a lot more rules and regulations expected of ambitious women, even before they got into the door.
I think a lot of the most interesting work in art and in films are often kind of polarized opinions and affect people in very different ways, which may be less successful commercially, but they elicit a dialogue that's quite interesting.
People in this day and age are still under the illusion that every woman who is successful must be being controlled by a man... I'm the boss.
I think the best way I could ever fight racism is just being as successful as possible.
I'm a super spiritual person, so every now and then I'll say, "Everyone, get out of my room because I need 15 minutes by myself to just sit alone." I have a chapter in my book [How to Be a Bawse] called "Pause," and basically, the idea is one of the ways to be successful is to reflect back on your successes and everything you've achieved.
I feel like everything I do is successful and productive. It's gonna be hard to tell me I'm slipping.
You have to be uncomfortable in order to be successful, in some ways. Because if you stay in your comfort zone, you would never do the things that you need to do.
To a certain extent that happens with all kinds of successful writers and artists and celebrities, but there is also something about the form of memoir that creates an eerie reader space of intimacy that is only "real" in the space of the text.
There are always ups and downs, no matter how successful you are.
I think if you're the son or daughter of successful actors and actresses, it's a double pressure. More is expected of you.
That didn't really matter, how you judge how successful you are is basically when you turn up to do a gig and people come and have a good time.
Seize the opportunities life has to offer you. Embrace the changes, and have the courage to travel on roads less travelled, even though what is in front of you could be tough, make it successful. Have determination and courage to kick down the brick walls in front of you, and to go on and achieve bigger success than you ever thought possible.
Technological innovation is the successful implementation (in commerce or management) of a technical idea new to the institution creating it.
Add to this the pride of achievement; the desire to rank among the successful souls on earth, and we have the factors which have brought some of the ablest of human beings into the limelight that revealed them to an admiring world, as leaders and examples.
Normally, racing drivers come from a long line of previous successful sports people.
The real secret is to build an organization that isn't afraid to make changes while it is still successful, before change becomes imperative for survival.
Whatever made you successful in the past won't in future.
A balanced guest list of mixed elements is to a successful party what the seasoning is to a culinary triumph.
There are a lot of unseen elements to having a successful singing career.
At that time when I was struggling with being successful in a financial way, people would say, "You should be very happy. Look how well you're doing financially," and I was struggling to find purpose, if you would. There's quote from Einstein that said, "Happiness and well-being are the ambitions of a pig." And I thought, "Boy, that's exactly how I feel."
I played an artist in a comedy called 'Rooster.' It was a zany film by Glen Larson, a friend who produced several successful television series including 'Magnum PI.
There is no describing the feeling of being mistreated by a successful rival in front of the woman you worship.
— Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.
I was endorsed by many corporations to work with their people. Since I had several hundred successful case histories, I realized that it was really valuable and everybody should have access to the information, so I started teaching seminars to groups of people.
Art, if it is successful, needs no explanation. Star Trek and Spock, if they are works of art, can be discussed. But finally the response comes in individual terms. Each viewer sees what is there for him, depending on his frame of reference.
That's why successful people in every field are almost universally members of a certain set - the set of people who don't give up.
I came to realize that visualizing, projecting yourself into a successful situation, is the most powerful means there is of achieving personal goals.
If a woman is successful, she'd better duck, because they'll be out to get her.
I don't believe that efforts to prohibit only so-called reproductive cloning can be successful.
It is true that the successful quest for wisdom might lead to the result that wisdom is not the one thing needful. But this result would owe its relevance to the fact that it is the result of the quest for wisdom: the very disavowal of reason must be reasonable disavowal.