"The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Anna Neagle on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Anna Neagle on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Anna Neagle on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Anna Neagle on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Anna Neagle on Steve Jobs
"But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!"
"But the important thing about learning to wait, I feel sure, is to know what you are waiting for."