„A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.“

—  Bob Dylan

Variant: A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

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American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941

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„Resorting to connecting the dots this morning because it was a long night & he needs to do something really simple to get started again.“

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Happiness is wanting what you get.“

—  Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer 1888 - 1955

Variant: Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

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„If a man does not have an ideal and try to live up to it, then he becomes a mean, base, and sordid creature, no matter how successful.“

—  Theodore Roosevelt American politician, 26th president of the United States 1858 - 1919

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„If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for.“

—  Florence Scovel Shinn American writer 1871 - 1940

The Game of Life and How to Play It https://archive.org/details/gameoflifehowtop00shin (1925), p. 17.

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„He wanted me to beat him up!
It was an open invitation!
Late at night he picked me up —
an act of open provocation!“

—  Attila the Stockbroker punk poet, folk punk musician and songwriter 1957

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