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"The key to success in life is getting up early." - Jenni Rivera

"Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil." - J Paul Getty

"Rise early. Write. Disappoint your sons. Read the newspaper. Go to bed early. Success." - Arthur Miller

"The secret of success is to get up early, work late and strike oil." - John D Rockefeller

"Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. 'Get up early, work late - and strike oil." - Joey Adams

"My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil." - Paul Getty

"The two best predictors of early reading success are alphabet recognition and phonemic awareness." - Marilyn Jager Adams

"All great civilisations, in their early stages, are based on success in war." - Kenneth Clark

"I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up." - Harrison Ford

"who wants to read about success? It is the early struggle which makes a good story." - Katherine Anne Porter

"It's great for the people who supported me early on to see the success I'm enjoying." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. 'Get up early, work late - and strike oil.'" - Joey Adams

"How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood." - Harold Ramis

"All great civilizations, in their early stages, are based on success in war." - Kenneth Clark

"My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil." - J Paul Getty

"Bad luck for the young poet would be a rich father, an early marriage, an early success or the ability to do anything well." - Charles Bukowski

"For me, success is, during this early pilgrimage, to leave the woodpile a little higher than I found it." - Paul Harvey

"Young man, the secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered that I was not God." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"Failure is often that early morning hour of darkness which precedes the dawning of the day of success." - Leigh Mitchell Hodges

"Success doesn't know these things about cold or early or tired. It just knows if you showed up or not." - Greg Plitt

"Success does' know these things about cold or early or tired. It just knows if you showed up or not." - Greg Plitt

"The learning person looks forward to failure or mistakes. The worst problem in leadership is basically early success." - Warren G. Bennis

"Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that is comes early." - Anthony Trollope

"For myself, success is, during this early pilgrimage, to leave the woodpile a little higher than I found it." - Paul Harvey

"Even my older brothers' early success 10 years ago didn't change me since there was such an age difference." - Andy Gibb

"Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early." - Anthony Trollope

"Success doesn't know these things about cold or early or tired. It just knows if you showed up or not." - Greg Plitt

"I look around at people who had success so early and then didn't know what to do with themselves." - Casey Nicholaw

"Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"How do entrepreneurs survive their early failures? They don't view their failures as failures - they view these experiences as feedback, and a prelude to future success." - Kevin Kelly

"I want peace, and believe it can only be reached through union and war, and I will ever conduct war with a view to perfect an early success." - William Tecumseh Sherman

"A lot of success in life and business comes from knowing what you want to avoid: early death, a bad marriage, etc." - Charlie Munger

"Success on the Web require high-level corporate understanding of the Internet's capabilities and support of early test-and-invest projects." - Bill Gates

"Having success at an early age gave me more of a sense of what's important in life rather than always driving to make it." - Ralph Lauren

"In the early 1990s, I briefly got involved in Italian politics. But that intermezzo lasted just two years and had little success. I also found politics emotionally empty." - Luciano Benetton

"I think the other thing that shaped me a little bit is that I really didn't have any success in music until my early to mid-30s." - Craig Finn

"My Brat Pack buddies and I didn't exactly handle celebrity very well. Success at an early age is far more difficult to handle than failure." - Judd Nelson

"If I'd had a great level of success early on, who knows how I would have responded. I might have been a complete jerk." - Steve Carell

"I'm not an overnight success. My early publishing history, through my first five books, was unfortunate in many respects, typified by a couple of short anecdotes." - John Lescroart

"The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I never thought much about success early on. I only thought about being a comedian - or just being in show business, is really more accurate." - Steve Martin

"To me, success was not having to have a boss and not having a day job. I've been living my own version of success since the early '90s when I first got signed. I haven't had a job since then." - Juliana Hatfield

"There is a major disaster when a person allows some success to become a stopping place rather than a way station on to a larger goal. It often happens that an early success is a greater moral hazard than an early failure." - Bill Vaughan

"I think it's a great handicap to be discovered at an early age. I didn't have that burden of early success. I had the much more livable and durable career where success comes late, and comes slowly, and you ease into it. So by the time it comes, you're ready to deal with it." - Philip Glass

"There is a major disaster when a person allows some success to become a stopping place rather than a way station on to a larger goal. It often happens that an early success is a greater moral hazard than an early failure." - Halford E. Luccock

"And I think that the ultimate way you and I get lucky is if you have some success early in life, you get to find out early it doesn't mean anything. Which means you get to start early the work of figuring out what does mean something - David Foster Wallace" - David Lipsky

"Success breeds success." - Mia Hamm

"As parents, the most important thing we can do is read to our children early and often. Reading is the path to success in school and life. When children learn to love books, they learn to love learning." - Laura Bush

"One doesn't have to be a Marxist to be awed by the scale and success of early-20th-cent ury efforts to transform strong-willed human beings into docile employees." - Gary Hamel

"Haste turns usually upon a matter of ten minutes too late, and may be avoided by a habit like that of Lord Nelson, to which he ascribed his success in life, of being ten minutes too early." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Early success is a terrible teacher. You're essentially being rewarded for a lack of preparation, so when you find yourself in a situation where you must prepare, you can't do it. You don't know how." - Chris Hadfield

"I think track records are very important. If you start early trying to have a perfect one in some simple thing like honesty, you're well on your way to success in this world." - Charlie Munger

"If I had had success when I was early twenties I'm sure I would have lost my mind, I would've just partied like crazy and probably blown everything I had." - Butch Vig

"Honestly, it's very satisfying, and I'm very, very happy about how successful the last few years have been. It's great for the people who supported me early on to see the success I'm enjoying now." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"Fascism was really the basis for the New Deal. It was Mussolini's success in Italy, with his government-directed economy, that led the early New Dealers to say But Mussolini keeps the trains running on time." - Ronald Reagan

"Fascism was really the basis for the New Deal. It was Mussolini's success in Italy, with his government-directed economy, that led the early New Dealers to say "But Mussolini keeps the trains running on time." - Ronald Reagan

"People in their early 20s are not often considered the target demographic for new plays; musicals have had much more success in exploring that coming-of-age period of life." - Paul Downs Colaizzo

"I sang in the coffee houses of the country in the early '60s with no idea of success in terms of records or television. I just thought I was a storyteller. I didn't even think of myself as a singer." - Judy Collins

"Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram." - Larry Craig

"In the early days, I had everything to prove. A very working class lad with a burning ambition. A very crude way of measuring success is how much you are worth." - John Caudwell

"Am I coasting on some early success? Yeah. It was a good lucky break for me. But I would rather earn my way back again than simply conform to what people are expecting." - Liz Phair

"Well, I was lucky enough to be involved in about 19 failures at an early age, so I'm realistic about the success I'm having and how quickly it can go away. What's important is to be smart about it." - Matthew Perry

"My own early experiences in war led me to suspect the value of discipline, even in that sphere where it is so often regarded as the first essential for success." - Herbert Read

"We focus a lot on culture specifically at Twitter because of this spotlight, and of the fact that we don't want to end up like the child actor who found success early and grew up all weird and freaky." - Biz Stone

"For a guy who used to steal watches on the streets of Chandni Chowk for kicks, I surely think my success at the age of 22 was pretty early!" - Akshay Kumar

"I've always had money because of my early success with Cream, so I tell young musicians to aim to write their own material, because owning the composition rights makes a very big difference." - Jack Bruce

"In life, success begets success." - Tim Kaine

"Her success is my success." - Nick Lachey

"Crooks are early adopters." - Craig Newmark

"Learn early, learn often." - Drew Houston

"Its getting late early" - Yogi Berra

"Release early and often." - Kevin Rose

"They scored too early." - Ron Atkinson

"The church is like any large corporation in one respect. In its early days, either the early church or the early years of Microsoft, you see all kinds of creativity, innovation, invention, people have nothing to lose, they're trying to find what works. Then you wake up and you're a vast enterprise, and it's very hard, when you have all kinds of buildings and structures and hierarchy and so on, to hang on to these very creative impulses that helped you get your great success in the first place. As a church we're going to have to figure a way out from under this." - Chris Lowney

"The theory I'm putting forward here is that storytelling is a genetic characteristic in the sense that early human hunters who were able to organize events into stories were more successful than hunters who weren't-and this success translated directly into reproductive success. In other words, hunters who were storytellers tended to be better represented in the gene pool than hunters who weren't, which (incidentally) accounts for the fact that storytelling isn't just found here and there among human cultures, it's found universally." - Daniel Quinn

"A big success can be very confusing if it comes too early in your life. When you are young, you are more vulnerable to vanity. I was 36 when I wrote The Shadow of the Wind and the success of it was very gradual. If you have this kind of success straight off, I think there is a danger you can become an idiot, because you don't have a perspective. It hasn't changed me a lot. I fly first class now. But those things don't change you. If I am pretentious, I was before, I haven't changed. The only thing is, I am less anxious now." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up. Most people in this business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn't give up, you would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you." - Harrison Ford

"If a solution fails to appear ... and yet we feel success is just around the corner, try resting for a while. ... Like the early morning frost, this intellectual refreshment withers the parasitic and nasty vegetation that smothers the good seed. Bursting forth at last is the flower of truth." - Santiago Ramon y Cajal

"It is worthy to note, that the early popularity of Washington was not the result of brilliant achievement nor signal success; on the contrary, it rose among trials and reverses, and may almost be said to have been the fruit of defeat." - Washington Irving

"The one thing that scares me the most is failing. It scares me that one day I wont be at this level. But while Im here and while Im having success early, Im trying to do everything to stay on this level." - Terrell Davis

"People of great ability do not emerge, as a rule, from the happiest background. So far as my own observation goes, I would conclude that ability, although hereditary, is improved by an early measure of adversity and improved again by a later measure of success." - C Northcote Parkinson

"In District 12, looking old is something of an achievement since so many people die early. You see an elderly person, you want to congratulate them on their longevity, ask the secret of survival. A plump person is envied because they aren't scraping by like the majority of us. But here is different. Wrinkles aren't desirable. A round belly isn't a sign of success." - Suzanne Collins

"Mozart, who was buried in a pauper's grave, was one of the greatest successes we know of, a man who in his early thirties had poured out his inexhaustible gift of music, leaving the world richer because he had passed that way. To leave the world richer-that is the ultimate success." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"People who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others have idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, and have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success often erroneously attributed to good luck." - Grenville Kleiser

"My priorities have always been God first, family second, career third. I have found that when I put my life in this order, everything seems to work out. God was my first priority early in my career when I was struggling to make ends meet. Through the failures and success I have experienced since then, my faith has remained unchecked." - Mary Kay Ash

"I sang in the coffee houses . . . in the early 60's with no idea of success in terms of records or television. I just thought I was a storyteller. I had this deep, bassy voice. But I had incredible passion for the music I was singing." - Judy Collins

"I have always understood the unbelieving look in the eyes of those whom success touches early - it is a look half fearful, as though the dream were still in the process of being dreamed and to move or to speak would shatter it." - Moss Hart

"Bob Dylan wasn't a big star early on; it was the release of his Greatest Hits album in 1967, and the mainstream success of the stoner anthem "Rainy Day Women 12 & 35" ("Everybody must get stoned!"), that really put him on the mainstream map." - Bob Dylan

"I had success early on where I'm able to try to keep it fun, and I don't have to do things just for the sake of making a living, which a lot of my musician friends don't have that luxury of course." - Norah Jones

"They [movies] don't really have the cultural impact - other than "Star Wars," of course - that they used to because television is something that week to week people invite into their homes. It's a relationship that in success can go on six, seven, eight years. I think certainly in the early days, you definitely want that engagement." - Alfred Gough

"A man has two primary drives in early adulthood: one toward power, success, and accomplishment; the other toward love, companionship, and sex. Half of life then was out of order. To go before them was to stand up as a man and admit that I was only half a man." - Neil Strauss

"Mozart, who was buried in a pauper's grave, was one of the greatest successes we know of, a man who in his early thirties had poured out his inexhaustible gift of music, leaving the world richer because he had passed that way. To leave the world richer-that is the ultimate success." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"I sang in the coffee houses... in the early 60's with no idea of success in terms of records or television. I just thought I was a storyteller. I had this deep, bassy voice. But I had incredible passion for the music I was singing." - Judy Collins

"I suppose partially because of the success of the early movies and things like that, I began to realize, that children do look up to you in some way, and there is a responsibility for how you behave with them. I know that it's important to make them feel very valuable, not to talk down to them." - Julie Andrews

"My childhood, adolescence and high school days are unusually important. If there has ever been a time that I developed a uniqueness and sense of humor and the ability to organize, it was then. In those early days, I developed the skills that gave me a certain degree of success in American politics." - Lee Atwater

"The one thing that scares me the most is failing. It scares me that one day I won't be at this level. But while I'm here and while I'm having success early, I'm trying to do everything to stay on this level." - Terrell Davis

"My early colleagues and myself helped create the life styles of Americans and, by osmosis, of the rest of the world. I found it difficult to reconcile success with humility. I tried it first, but it meant avoiding the very essence of my career - total exhilaration and the ecstasy of creativity." - Raymond Loewy

"My father had to flee from what is today Pakistan when he was a child, and he became a manager at IBM, and any item of consumption he would acquire was a direct measurement of his success in life. But that same equation wasn't going to work for me - I was quite clear about that in my early teens." - Tino Sehgal

"When I was an actor, I worked with lots of men who had a bit of success early on, who were very good looking, who suddenly made a bit of money and who felt no embarrassment - and nor should they have done - about having a good time." - David Nicholls

"Success is not success without a successor." - T D Jakes

"Success makes success, like money makes money." - Nicolas Chamfort

"When you plant early, you bring spring early." - Jean Hersey

"Early rising is no pleasure; early drinking's just the measure." - Francois Rabelais

"Begin early to teach, for children begin early to sin." - Charles Spurgeon

"Early genius, like early cabbage, does not head well." - Josh Billings

"Go to bed early, get up early-this is wise." - Mark Twain

"It's early yet. It's always early, while you still alive." - Esi Edugyan

"The early bird gets the worm.The early worm... gets eaten." - Norman Ralph Augustine

"Early childhood education begins early, even before birth." - Madeleine M Kunin

"Late children are early orphans." - John Wilmot

"Good luck beats early rising." - Proverbs

"Vote early and vote often." - Al Capone

"Early numbers are always wrong." - Mary Cheney

"I'm an early-morning owl." - Patrick Wilson

"Adequate early rest is best...."Early to bed and early to rise" is still good counsel." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Success is never final." - Winston Churchill

"Practice structure determines success." - Bobby Knight

"Genuine effort is success." - Vernon Howard

"Success breeds confidence." - Beryl Markham

"Pursue excellence; ignore success." - Deepak Chopra

"Success rarely brings satisfaction." - Baltasar Gracian

"success is 99% failure" - Henry Ford

"Character + Chance = Success" - N. R. Narayana Murthy

"Success is overrated." - Keith Olbermann

"Success has many fathers." - John F Kennedy

"Success doesn't suck." - Darius Rucker

"Success supposes endeavour." - Jane Austen

"Success is never accidental." - Jack Dorsey

"Success is man's god." - Aeschylus

"Impatience never commanded success." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"In success be moderate." - Benjamin Franklin

"Success is predictable." - Brian Tracy

"Develop success from failures." - Dale Carnegie

"True success requires sacrifice." - Rick Riordan

"Failure is success training." - Kevin Smith

"Success feeds confidence." - Beryl Markham

"Details create success." - John Wooden

"Working together is success." - Henry Ford

"Nothing fails like success." - Alan Watts

"Nothing fails like success." - Joseph Heller

"Success always leaves footprints." - Booker T Washington

"There's nothing like success." - Dan Gable

"Success demands paranoia." - Joseph Finder

"Excess is success." - Roberto Cavalli

"Success is survival." - Leonard Cohen

"Successful people breed success." - Phil Crosby

"Success unshared is failure." - John Paul Dejoria

"Nothing succeeds like success." - Alexandre Dumas

"Success can't be forced." - Loretta Young



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