Michael Korda Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by Michael Korda

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Michael Korda quotes: If your position is everywhere, your momentum is zero. If your position is everywhere, your momentum is zero.
Michael Korda quotes: An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition. An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.
Michael Korda quotes: The more you can dream, the more you can do. The more you can dream, the more you can do.
Michael Korda quotes: The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject. The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject.
Michael Korda quotes: To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it. To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.
Michael Korda quotes: Male chauvinism is ... a shrewd method of extracting the maximum of work for the minimum of compensation. Male chauvinism is ... a shrewd method of extracting the maximum of work for the minimum of compensation.
Michael Korda quotes: Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully for its hidden assets. Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully for its hidden assets.
Michael Korda quotes: Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity. Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
Michael Korda quotes: An ounce of hypocracy is worth a pound of ambition. An ounce of hypocracy is worth a pound of ambition.
Michael Korda quotes: I always thought of myself as a kind of literary bureaucrat. And that was never going to be enough for me. I always thought of myself as a kind of literary bureaucrat. And that was never going to be enough for me.
Michael Korda quotes: The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance. The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.
Michael Korda quotes: One of the first rules of playing the power game is that all bad news must be accepted calmly, as if one already knew and didn't care. One of the first rules of playing the power game is that all bad news must be accepted calmly, as if one already knew and didn't care.
Michael Korda quotes: Even the most careful and expensive marketing plans cannot sell people a book they don't want to read. Even the most careful and expensive marketing plans cannot sell people a book they don't want to read.
Michael Korda quotes: You need your strength and you need as much support from family, friends, and loved ones as you can get. You need your strength and you need as much support from family, friends, and loved ones as you can get.
Michael Korda quotes: I'm a relatively unfocused person. I'm a relatively unfocused person.
Michael Korda quotes: What you hear repeatedly you will eventually believe. What you hear repeatedly you will eventually believe.
Michael Korda quotes: Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement. Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
Michael Korda quotes: Never reveal all of yourself to other people; hold back something in reserve so that people are never quite sure if they really know you. Never reveal all of yourself to other people; hold back something in reserve so that people are never quite sure if they really know you.
Michael Korda quotes: It must be nice, Queenie thought, to be one thing or another, to know where you belonged. It must be nice, Queenie thought, to be one thing or another, to know where you belonged.
Michael Korda quotes: My books are based on observing others, not myself. My books are based on observing others, not myself.
Michael Korda quotes: Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life. Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life.
Michael Korda quotes: Curiosity is the best motive for writing: curiosity about the world at large, or about oneself. Curiosity is the best motive for writing: curiosity about the world at large, or about oneself.
Michael Korda quotes: The image you project, in many circumstances, is far more valuable than your skills or your record of past accomplishments. The image you project, in many circumstances, is far more valuable than your skills or your record of past accomplishments.
Michael Korda quotes: The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own. The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own.