One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
p. 36 (Success! (1977))
The American system demands success, and in order to succeed we must first believe that we can. Yet our society, with its intolerance of failure and poverty, traps millions of people in positions where any kind of success seems impossible to contemplate, and in which failure itself is a kind of passive rebellion against their own misery and the social system which created it in the first place.To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.Michael Korda
The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own.Michael Korda
The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.Michael Korda
Luck can often mean simply taking advantage of a situation at the right moment. It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared.Michael Korda
The more you can dream, the more you can do.Michael Korda
In America, success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement that matters.Michael Korda