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Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough.
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Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough
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Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough.
Even if I did give a good talk, is what I have to say more important and interesting than what Colin...
CAMERON RUSSELL
called Peter Wallison -- Told him Colin Powell had only minimum involvement on Iran.
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Peter Wallison -- Told him Colin Powell had only minimum involvement on
Iran.
CASPAR WEINBERGER
Secretary Powell and I agree on every single issue that has ever been before this administration exc...
DONALD RUMSFELD
Secretary of State Colin Powell, thank you so much, as always, for joining us this morning.
HANNAH STORM
I did tell the President that we need a lot of Colin Powell and very little of Rumsfeld
JOSE MARIA AZNAR
I did tell the President that we need a lot of Colin Powell and very little of Rumsfeld
JOSE AZNAR
I did tell the President that we need a lot of Colin Powell and very little of Rumsfeld
JOSE MARIA AZNAR
Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes...
SUMNER REDSTONE
Everyone always says how I'm so smart, but they don't know what it's like being me. always feeling l...
SUSANE COLASANTI
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better
ELBERT HUBBARD
The path to success begins when you ask what more I can give instead of what more I can take.
THOMAS J. POWELL
What is hard for us to understand well, and hard for me to explain to Secretary (of State Colin) Pow...
JOSEPH PRUEHER
One of the things that I repeat probably every day here is that our success is built on our communit...
PIERRE OMIDYAR
After the Republican Party did everything that Colin Powell says it needs to do to grow, and nominat...
RUSH LIMBAUGH
I just want to be really clear about this: Anyone who has read Colin Powell's biography - there&...
TA-NEHISI COATES
But I don't look like Colin Farrell, I don't behave like Colin Farrell, and I do different movies th...
CILLIAN MURPHY
Success is built on hard work, the right hard work itself is success.
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If the best is possible, than good is never enough and only do the best.
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They may think that all military officers are George Patton, but what about Colin Powell? We're real...
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President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of State in Colin Powell and there are not many peop...
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That which builds is better than that which is built.
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The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
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Availability is better than ability for God.
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[Colin to Sugar Beth] I put my heart on every page.
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Our ability to create jobs, our future growth, is built on the free market. It's built on open b...
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Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.
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Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.
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A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they cons...
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Don't be afraid of NOT being good enough in the eyes of others but whatever you do, do it to the bes...
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The struggle you see in the Republican Party today is the country club Republican versus the bowling...
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A good boss makes his men realize they have more ability than they think they have so that they cons...
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Experience imparts ability on what to do and confidence makes you wise enough on how to do.
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We've built four houses, so we have the ability to do it right.
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Duane gets better every time he puts his hand on the ground, ... He has incredbile ability.
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Success is a condition that gives us the ability to do what makes us happy.
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I think it still brings a lot of the same lessons that it brought 20 years ago. It's a snapshot of t...
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I like Colin Powell, I like his West Indian background, I like his intellect, I like a lot of things...
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Full failure is better than partial success
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The only difference between success and failure is that the motivation from success goes on decreasi...
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The way this thing is built right now, we'll have played five different games against five different...
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Today Joe Mehlman's grandson is proud to be chairman of the party of Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Booker...
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Every business is built on friendship.
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Sidney can pitch better, but [he] was good enough to get the victory. I see him as a guy who's going...
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What starts messy ends messy.
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Better is the enemy of best.
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Success dependes on effort & action.Successful people keep moving, they may suffer failure to failur...
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Success, they taught me, is built on the foundation of courage, hard-work and individual responsibil...
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Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
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Moderate successes are good, because if they do better than the shows they replaced, it's still a su...
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On your road to success its better to race against time rather than racing against people.
MORAKENG SEKGOKA
On your road to success its better to race against time rather than racing against people.
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Power is the ability to do good things for others.
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The story is always better than your ability to write it.
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The key to success is often the ability to adapt”
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My life is changing for the better,good things are happening to me every day,for I am a winner,a con...
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We had enough guys do enough good things. It's not going to be good enough on Thursday against the R...
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Cameron (Powell) is a good shooter, but he only looks as good as the rest of the team.
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If you can figure out my success on the screen, you're a better man than I.
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Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fear.
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Where two years ago I was working on every detail, today I make sure we're setting good goals for th...
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If you want to live better than yesterday?! Rewrite history each and every waking moment, follow a p...
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Success is what you do with your ability. It's how you use your talent.
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There comes a point in every man's life when he has to say: 'Enough is enough.'
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Success is the ability to rise above principle.
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Not every change is an improvement but every improvement is a change; you can't do anything BETTER u...
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Success is what you do with your ability. It's how you use your talent.
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The phrase "it's better to be lucky than good" must be one of the most ridiculous homilies ever utte...
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Good enough is good enough. Perfect will make you a big fat mess every time.
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The true beauty of a woman is her inherent ability to make better a man in every way.
DON WILLIAMS, JR
Dedication is the preparation to success!
WERNER BOTHA
The true beauty of a woman is her inherent ability to make better a man in every way.
DON WILLIAMS JR
The true beauty of a woman is her inherent ability to make better a man in every way.
DON WILLIAMS, JR.
Experience imparts ability what to do & confidence makes you wise enough how to do.
DR ANIL KUMAR SINHA
Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it ...
JACK NICHOLS
Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it...
JACK NICHOLS
That kind of policy could facilitate a quicker response to genocide. The genocide has been going on ...
ERIC BLOOM
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himsel...
CHARLES BUXTON
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himse...
CHARLES BUXTON
Our growth strategy for next year [2006] is built on the tremendous success and momentum developed d...
COLM DELVES
The key to success is action, and the essential in action is perseverance.
SUN YAT-SEN
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himsel...
CHARLES BUXTON
To hold Bay to 51 points is a pretty good night. Offensively we were rushing every time we had a pos...
KURT HABERMEHL
Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good as someone else.
WILLIAM SAROYAN
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
JIM ROHN
The quality of food at buffets today is every bit as good, if not better, than most midlevel casual ...
JEFF DIVITO
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.
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There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed...
OG MANDINO
There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed...
MALCOLM X
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
ROBERT HALF
No skill shapes a child's future success in school or in life more than the ability to read.
BOB RILEY
You just want to play enough so you feel you're improving. A half an hour every other day is better ...
JANET HEUKESHOVEN
The Netherlands and the UK are both seafaring nations and so our ability to create jobs and to gener...
MARK RUTTE
On college sports-...You have to work for it in order to be good, and you have to be good enough so ...
SUSANA R MELENDEZ
No skill shapes a child's future success in school or in life more than the ability to read.
BOB RILEY
It is better to look good than to feel good.
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Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, t...
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I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but th...
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A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
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Organization doesn't really accomplish anything. Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories o...
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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failu...
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The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They hav...
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It's nice to say let's be bipartisan. But we're a partisan nation. We were raised as a p...
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My own experience is use the tools that are out there. Use the digital world. But never lose sight o...
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Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
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We need to understand that we as citizens and as a government in any community throughout this count...
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Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it...
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Don't bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself.
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Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard...
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In my conversations this afternoon with Arafat we discussed this in considerable detail, ... And he ...
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Fit no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach be...
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It isn't enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political s...
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The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be en...
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Have fun in your command. Don't always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you've earned it: Sp...
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You can't just have slogans, you can't just have catchy phrases. You have to have an agenda....
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I don't think it's racism, I think it's economic. But poverty disproportionately affects African-Ame...
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They will not succeed, for we stand united in the global war against terrorism -- war that compels t...
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President Reagan fueled the spirit of America. His smile, his optimism, his total belief in the ulti...
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