"In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Umberto Eco 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."Umberto Eco 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."Umberto Eco on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Umberto Eco on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Umberto Eco on Winston Churchill
"Translation is the art of failure."
"Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear."
"We have a limit, a very discouraging, humiliating limit: death."
"The real hero is always a hero by mistake he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else."
"A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams."