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"Climb the ladder to success escalator style" - The Notorious Big

"In order for us to reach success, we must first find, the ladder." - Robert M. Hensel

"You can't climb the ladder of success..." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall." - Thomas Merton

"If you can't bear to have your face stepped on, don't try to climb the ladder of success." - Evan Esar

"Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pocket - The road to success is always under construction" - Lily Tomlin

"Humankind's ladder to God is a ladder of deeds." - Sholem Asch

"Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success" - Stephen Covey

"The ladder of success is never crowded at the top." - Napoleon Hill

"We are members of a strange species that devotes its energies to climbing the ladder of success in order to make money to buy things we don't like." - Laurence J Peter

"Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough. As you climb the ladder of success, be sure it's leaning against the right building. Eighty percent of success is showing up." - Woody Allen

"I think there has to be the sense that once you have climbed the ladder of success, that you don't push it away from the building." - Madeleine Albright

"Success isn't one straight line - it's a ladder, and there's always another rung above you to reach out for. Like anything else, there are ups and downs." - Joan Jett

"Adventurers tend to prance about the ladder of success, fearing less the sensation of a great fall than the humility of hanging idle." - Mike Caro

"Success is like a ladder and no one has ever climbed a ladder with their hands in their pockets." - Zig Ziglar

"Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall." - Stephen Covey

"The ladder of success isn't a ladder. It's a series of steps with leaps interspersed along the way." - Seth Godin

"The cross is the ladder to heaven." - Thomas Draxe

"Humility is the ladder to divine understanding." - Anonymous

"Even truthfulness is but one means to knowledge, a ladder-but not the ladder." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"She's the kind of woman who climbed the ladder of success, wrong by wrong." - Mae West

"Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets." - Proverbs

"You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure." - Zig Ziglar

"The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity." - Ayn Rand

"She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong." - Mae West

"In Caribbean there is no middle class: you're either rich or you're poor. And the ladder to success is not really a ladder, it's a chain; once you reach a certain level, you can't go back and you can only keep going forward." - Zoe Saldana

"Politics, life, and business are not spectator sports. You have to get involved to get ahead. Most importantly, when you reach that level of success, keep the door open and the ladder down for others to follow." - Ron Brown

"Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again." - W Clement Stone

"If you don't set your goals based upon your Mission Statement, you may be climbing the ladder of success only to realize, when you get to the top, you're on the WRONG building." - Stephen Covey

"The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the ladder of patience and across the wide barren plains of perseverance. As yet, no short cut has ever been discovered." - Joseph F. Lamb

"Do' just climb the ladder of success - a ladder that leads, after all, to higher and higher levels of stress and burnout - but chart a new path to success, remaking it in a way that includes not just the conventional metrics of money and power, but a third metric that includes well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving, so that the goal is not just to succeed but to thrive." - Arianna Huffington

"Don't just climb the ladder of success - a ladder that leads, after all, to higher and higher levels of stress and burnout - but chart a new path to success, remaking it in a way that includes not just the conventional metrics of money and power, but a third metric that includes well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving, so that the goal is not just to succeed but to thrive." - Arianna Huffington

"I work very slowly. It's like building a ladder, where you're building your own ladder rung by rung, and you're climbing the ladder. It's not the best way to build a ladder, but I don't know any other way." - Joyce Carol Oates

"Be sure that, as you scramble up the ladder of success, it is leaning against the right building." - Stephen Covey

"No man can climb the ladder of success without first placing his foot on the bottom rung." - James Cash Penney

"Success is about happiness and security, rather than hitting any particular sort of job or rung on the career ladder." - Suw Charman-Anderson

"It's incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the busy-ness of life, to work harder and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it's leaning against the wrong wall. It is possible to be busy - very busy - without being very effective." - Stephen Covey

"All that matters in life," the grey man went on, "is to climb the ladder of success, amount to something, own things. When a person climbs higher than the rest, amounts to more, owns more things, everything else comes automatically: friendship, love, respect, et cetera..." "Isn't there anyone who loves you?" Momo whispered." - Michael Ende

"Even if you are at the peak of your career, and almost everyone is on some type of ladder to success and waiting to get to the top of their profession, but even if you get there is it enough? So think of this now rather than when you get there and not have thought about it before." - Nicky Gumbel

"You want to be free and break new ground, speak your mind, fear no man, have the neighbours acknowledge that you're a good man; and at the same time you want to be a success, make money, join the country club, get the votes and kick the other man in the teeth and off the ladder." - Christina Stead

"We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success." - River Phoenix

"What if not just women, but both men and women, worked smart, more flexible schedules? What if the workplace itself was more fluid than the rigid and narrow ladder to success of the ideal worker? And what if both men and women became responsible for raising children and managing the home, sharing work, love, and play? Could everyone then live whole lives?" - Brigid Schulte

"Better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb than in the middle of some ladder you don't, right?" - Dave Eggers

"Better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb than in the middle of some ladder you do', right?" - Dave Eggers

"I've never been one to look up the ladder. I've always looked down the ladder. As long as there's one guy down there, I'm fine." - Ron White

"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." - Nicki Minaj

"If I have to climb to heaven on a ladder, I shall decline the invitation." - Mercedes Mccambridge

"The day you were born, a ladder was set up to help you escape this world..." - Rumi

"You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb himself." - Andrew Carnegie

"That I could clamber to the frozen moon. And draw the ladder after me." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"The worst mistake is to have the best ladder and the wrong wall." - Donald Rumsfeld

"The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon." - Thomas Huxley

"You can't push anyone up the ladder unless he is ready to climb himself." - Andrew Carnegie

"Talking about the past is like a cat's trying to explain climbing down a ladder," - Robert Lowell

"Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven." - Rose of Lima

"They climbed the ladder of learning only to find it leaning against the wrong wall." - Russell M Nelson

"Death slue not him, but he made death his ladder to the skies." - Edmund Spenser

"That I could clamber to the frozen moon And draw the ladder after me." - Anonymous

"While on a ladder, never step back to admire your work." - Anonymous

"Talk to him of Jacob's ladder, and he would ask the number of the steps." - Douglas Jerrold

"The cross is the only ladder high enough to touch Heaven's threshold." - George Dana Boardman Pepper

"I'm not trying to climb a ladder - I'm casting a bit of a net." - Neil Patrick Harris

"Being popular with an audience is a very rickety ladder to be on." - Louis C K

"My concentration span is truly that of a gnat. Some people have this ladder, and that's all there is - the ladder. I have the ladder, too, but there's a building around it with scaffolding, and lots of windows for me to peek into. Then suddenly I'll remember, 'Oh, there's the ladder. I should be concentrating on that.'" - Natascha Mcelhone

"When the Forbidden Fruit was handed to Adam and Eve, they were allowed the moral choice to accept or decline. I know people who have refused to feast on the money tree. They live simply, within their means, and seem far more content than those who are trying to horde their wealth while clinging to the ladder of 'success,' terrified to let go. That isn't real living. The Puritans rightly saw that as covetousness." - Cal Thomas

"When I was 15 or 16 and I started climbing up the ladder of success in amateur boxing, a reporter asked me, "What do you want to be?" I think he was expecting me to say, "A champion." I said, "I want to be special." I don't know why I said that, but I didn't just want to be a fighter. I wanted to have an impact with people, particularly kids." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"I put a lot of emphasis on how to treat people. The reason for this is simple. The real success of our personal lives and careers can best be measured by the relationships we have with the people most dear to us - our family, friends, and coworkers. If we fail in this aspect of our lives, no matter how vast our worldly possessions or how high on the corporate ladder we climb, we will have achieved very little." - Mary Kay Ash

"Imagine if your kids had to carry a ladder to climb an apartheid wall to get to school everyday." - Omar Suleiman

"Climb the ladder only if it takes you to somewhere high! Some ascents may descend you to low places!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"You have to give kids from ordinary families a ladder. You have to show them theres a way out." - Tony Parsons

"A pity to survive night flights over St. Georges Channel only to crack my skull falling from a ladder." - Eoin Colfer

"You have to give kids from ordinary families a ladder. You have to show them there's a way out." - Tony Parsons

"I don't like being told what to do and kissing you-know-what to get up the corporate ladder." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Training for a marathon is much like climbing a ladder. Each ring is a short-term goal that must be met in sequence in order to reach the long-term goal at the top of the ladder." - Richard Benyo

"The order that our mind imagines is like a net, or like a ladder, built to attain something. But afterward you must throw the ladder away, because you discover that, even if it was useful, it was meaningless." - Umberto Eco

"If God built me a ladder to heaven, I would climb it and elbow drop the world" - Mick Foley

"It's sort of the American way to go up and down the ladder, maybe several times in a lifetime." - Martha Stewart

"The business of a general is to kick away the ladder behind soldiers when they have climbed up a height." - Sun Tzu

"Education is only a ladder to gather fruit from the tree of knowledge, not the fruit itself" - Albert Einstein

"Each time you decide to grow again, you realize you're starting at the bottom of another ladder." - Ken Rosenthal

"The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom." - Anonymous

"To judge religion we must have it - not stare at it from the bottom of a seemingly interminable ladder." - George Macdonald

"The biggest difficulty in getting to the top of the ladder is getting through the crowd at the bottom." - Bobby Knight

"Truth is a matter of direct apprehension-you can't climb a ladder of mental concepts to it." - Lawrence Durrell

"To judge religion we must have it-not stare at it from the bottom of a seemingly interminable ladder." - George Macdonald

"May you build a ladder to the stars and climb on every rung. May you stay forever young." - Bob Dylan

"Spring is the ultimate genius of the existence and the utter ladder of the lovers ascending to the infinity." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"You might be a firefighter if climbing the corporate ladder has nothing to do with career advancement." - Anonymous

"Truth is a matter of direct apprehension - you can't climb a ladder of mental concepts to it." - Lawrence Durrell

"Life isn't a straightforward climb up the ladder. It can take a few slips to really gain perspective." - Kate Jacobs

"The biggest challenge in New Orleans has been to find workers who can climb a ladder after lunch." - Harry Anderson

"One thing I would like to see is a stronger ladder series for up-and-coming American drivers." - Michael Andretti

"You cannot push any one up a ladder unless he be willing to climb a little himself." - Andrew Carnegie

"I come from the bottom of the ladder. I'm from Norwich. Not many people seem to know about it." - Sam Claflin

"A poet is a man who puts up a ladder to a star and climbs it while playing a violin." - Edmond De Goncourt

"We need more good jobs that reward hard work with rising wages, dignity, and a ladder to a better life." - Hillary Clinton

"I went up to the top of the career ladder and I came down again, I am past all that." - Iain Duncan Smith

"As Republicans, our first concern is for those waiting tonight to begin or resume the climb up life's ladder." - Mitch Daniels

"They let you dream just to watch them shatter, you're just a step on the boss man's ladder." - Dolly Parton

"Once you get an agent you're given an opportunity to try a little bit more. It's a really long ladder." - Henry Lloyd-Hughes

"The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true." - Hedy Lamarr

"If I am going up a ladder, and a dog begins to bite at my ankles, I can do one of two things - either turn round and kick out at the it, or simply go on up the ladder. I prefer to go up the ladder!" - Maria Montessori

"As you reach for understanding, you find that your ladder of facts isn't long enough, and you try to extend it by adding a rung of faith. Eventually you see that the task is hopeless, and you put away your ladder of facts and go get a ladder of faith." - Robert Breault

"As you reach for understanding, you find that your ladder of facts is' long enough, and you try to extend it by adding a rung of faith. Eventually you see that the task is hopeless, and you put away your ladder of facts and go get a ladder of faith." - Robert Breault

"As you reach for understanding, you find that your ladder of facts isn't long enough, and you try to extend it by adding a rung of faith. Eventually you see that the task is hopeless, and you put away your ladder of facts and go get a ladder of faith." - Robert Brault

"I say all the time that if you really want to feel alive, it's not through striving for yourself. If you really want to feel alive, it's not through trying to get more things or get more success or climbing a corporate ladder or getting to the top. Because, once you get there, you realize that you don't really find happiness in that. If you want to feel alive and if you want to feel peace and happiness, give your life away. Do something that is outside of yourself for someone else. I think that's the way to truly feel alive." - Natalie Grant

"The conventional explanation for Jewish success, of course, is that Jews come from a literate, intellectual culture. They are famously "the people of the book." There is surely something to that. But it wasn't just the children of rabbis who went to law school. It was the children of garment workers. And their critical advantage in climbing the professional ladder wasn't the intellectual rigor you get from studying the Talmud. It was the practical intelligence and savvy you get from watching your father sell aprons on Hester Street." - Malcolm Gladwell

"People fail forward to success." - Mary Kay Ash

"Yesterday's success belongs to yesterday." - Thomas Dewar, 1st Baron Dewar

"Any success matters to me." - Ledisi

"Success is difficult to define." - Marvin Sapp

"I'm not opposed to success." - Greg Boyle

"People fall forward to success." - Mary Kay Ash

"The greatest detriment to tomorrow's success, is today's success." - Rick Warren

"Success come to those who become success conscious." - Napoleon Hill

"People are the key to success or extraordinary success." - Azim Premji

"Meditation is the royal road to the attainment of freedom, a mysterious ladder that reaches from earth to heaven, darkness to light, mortality to Immortality." - Sivananda

"Spiritual meditation is the pathway to Divinity. It is a mystic ladder which reaches from earth to heaven, from error to Truth, from pain to peace." - James Allen

"At the most basic level, the key to ending extreme poverty is to enable the poorest of the poor to get their foot on the ladder of development." - Jeffrey Sachs

"When you're a coach you've got to go up the ladder, you've got to be ready to travel. That's the nature of coaching" - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves. You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he is willing to climb himself." - Andrew Carnegie

"America's education system has become less a ladder of opportunity than a structure to transmit inequity from one generation to the next." - Nicholas D Kristof

"The way to heaven is within. Shake the wings of love-when love's wings have become strong, there is no need to trouble about a ladder." - Rumi

"Her soul from earth to Heaven lies, Like the ladder of the vision, Wheron go To and fro In ascension and demission, Star-flecked feet of Paradise." - Francis Thompson

"If we tread our vices under our feet, we make of them a ladder by which to rise to higher things." - Saint Augustine

"Wouldn't it be a tragedy to get to the top of the ladder and find you placed it against the wrong wall?" - Henry Blackaby

"Nothing is going to happen to you if you throw salt on the floor, stand under a ladder, or see eight black cats on the street." - Penelope Cruz

"Now I'm this far up the ladder and I've got so much farther to go with what I want to achieve with it." - Karl Urban

"We need to conceptualize; we need to articulate conservative domestic policy with a laser focus on opportunity, on easing the means of ascent up the economic ladder." - Ted Cruz

"Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder and writes novels." - P G Wodehouse

"Working 40 hours a week used to mean a minimum standard of living and a foothold on the first rung of the economic ladder to the middle class." - Jackie Speier

"Success is not success in an individual endeavor. Success is simply to practice the dharma impeccably." - Frederick Lenz

"New generations of humans inherit the acquired discoveries of generations past, allowing cosmic insight to accumulate without limit. Each discovery of science therefore adds a rung to a ladder of knowledge whose end is not in sight because we are building the ladder as we go along. As far as I can tell, as we assemble and ascend this ladder, we will forever uncover the secrets of the universe - one by one." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"When you get to No 10, you've climbed there on a little ladder called 'the status quo'. And when you are there, the status quo looks very good" - Tony Benn

"Without a mission statement, you may get to the top of the ladder and then realize it was leaning against the wrong building!" - Dave Ramsey

"Used to be that my whole body was my canvas-hot cuts licking my ribs, ladder rungs climbing my arms, thick milkweed stalks shooting up my thighs...." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"When you got a dream, you don't just climb half way up the ladder, you climb all the way to the top" - Cher Lloyd

"In its sublime audacity of faith, Be thou removed! it to the mountain saith, And with ambitious feet, secure and proud, Ascends the ladder leaning on the cloud!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster." - Stephen Covey

"Whenever a man reaches the top of the political ladder, his enemies unite to pull him down. His friends become critical and exacting." - Henry Adams

"A man must make of his life a ladder that he never ceases to climb - if you're not rising, you are slipping down the rungs, my friend." - John Shirley

"To lunch with the important ... that should be the daily goal of those for whom life is not a playground but a ladder." - Rose Macaulay

"The freedom that comes with globalization is freedom for the rich and powerful nations to further exploit and further marginalize those at the bottom of the social ladder." - Anita Roddick

"I don't think, I will ever actually climb to the top of the ladder, as I am always adding more rungs." - Hattie Carnegie

"People who had been treated inhumanly, not given a chance to secure any foot on any ladder - and all the social mores were suddenly abandoned." - David Bowie

"Having worked my way from the bottom of the ladder to the top [of the UN] certainly helped me navigate that complexity, both political and bureaucratic." - Kofi Annan

"A vegan who beats his wife is far further down the ethical ladder than a meat eater who's kind to his children." - Moby

"I had to discover very quickly that class origins cannot be erased, regardless of whether we climb up or down the sociocultural ladder." - Elena Ferrante

"Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs." - Martin H Fischer



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