"If you're 40 years old and you've never had a failure, you've been deprived."
"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."Gloria Swanson on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Gloria Swanson 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."Gloria Swanson on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Gloria Swanson 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."Gloria Swanson on Steve Jobs
"The first feminine feature that goes, with advancing age, is the neck."
"As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation."
"Life and death. They are somehow sweetly and beautifully mixed, but I don't know how."
"The only time I ever went hunting I remembered it as a grisly experience."
"I became a fanatic about healthy food in 1944."