"Success listens only to applause. To all else it is deaf."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Elias Canetti 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."Elias Canetti 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."Elias Canetti on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Elias Canetti on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Elias Canetti on Winston Churchill
"He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it."
"There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one, and when I hear of one that is dying, it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth."
"All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams."
"The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure."
"The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness."