"The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."George Eliot 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."George Eliot 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."George Eliot on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."George Eliot on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."George Eliot on Winston Churchill
"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love."
"You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know."
"The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best."
"There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows."
"I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best."