J. K. Rowling: It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.

Dec 29, 2012 | 6:00 PM    Written By: Christina S
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  • J. K. Rowling: It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.
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  • Warren Buffett: I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.
  • John Green: One of the Great Rules of Economics According to John Green If you are rich, you have to be an idiot not to stay rich. And if you are poor, you have to be really smart to get rich.
  • Jay-Z: The truth is you don't need some external demon to take control of you to turn you into a raging, money-obsessed sociopath, you only need to let loose the demons you already have inside of you.
  • Larry King: Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
  • Earl Nightingale: The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!
  • Russell Simmons: The key ingredient to any kind of happiness or success is to never give less than your best.
  • Steve Jobs: That"s been one of my mantras - focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it"s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
  • Steve Jobs: Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
  • Marian Wright Eldeman: We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily difference we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
  • Emil Motycka: Start today, not tomorrow. If anything, you should have started yesterday. The earlier you start, the more time you have to mess up.
  • John F. Kennedy: When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
  • Pete Cashmore: Those who insert themselves into as many channels as possible look set to capture the most value. They'll be the richest, the most successful, the most connected, capable and influential among us.
  • Beyonce Knowles: I feel like we all are stars. We just have to figure out what that thing is that we"re supposed to be doing in life.
  • Shaquille O'Neal: Everything happens for a reason. I'm used to it, I prepare for it. Like I say, at the end of the day, those in charge of their own destiny are going to do what's rights for them and their family.
  • Michael Arrington: I don"t care if you"re a billionaire. If you haven"t started a company, really gambled your resume and your money and maybe even your marriage to just go crazy and try something on your own, you"re no pirate and you aren"t in the club.
  • Arianna Huffington: We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success.
  • Napoleon Hill: Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence
J. K. Rowling: It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.