"Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Ambrose Bierce on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Ambrose Bierce on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Ambrose Bierce on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Ambrose Bierce on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Ambrose Bierce on Winston Churchill
"Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age."
"Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age."
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret."
"Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic."
"Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art."