"Success isn't everything but it makes a man stand straight."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Lillian Hellman 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."Lillian Hellman 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."Lillian Hellman on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Lillian Hellman on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Lillian Hellman on Winston Churchill
"People change and forget to tell each other."
"Unjust. How many times I've used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don't have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice."
"Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty."
"It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour."
"Things start out as hopes and end up as habits."