"Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Scott Adams 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."Scott Adams 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."Scott Adams on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Scott Adams on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Scott Adams on Winston Churchill
"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."
"In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks."
"The best things in life are silly."
"The best plan now is to have as many bosses as possible. I call it boss diversity. If you work for a company and you have one boss and that boss doesn't like you or wants to get rid of you, you're in trouble. But if you work for yourself, you have lots of bosses, who are your customers, and if a few of them decide they don't like you, that's okay."
"Some of my best friends are Venture Capitalists, but let's face it, a hamster with Alzheimer's could make those kind of numbers. It's great work if you can get it."