"Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Sting 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."Sting 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."Sting on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Sting on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Sting on Winston Churchill
"I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children."
"I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should."
"I learned to change my accent in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back."
"The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment."
"That sense of failure, I don't know where people put it who don't write songs and aren't able to emote physically. It must go somewhere."