"The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Cyril Connolly 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."Cyril Connolly 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."Cyril Connolly on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Cyril Connolly on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Cyril Connolly on Winston Churchill
"The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above."
"Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action."
"Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature."
"Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise."
"Greed, like the love of comfort, is a kind of fear."