Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.
In business everyone is out to grab, to fight, to win. Either you are the under or the over dog. It is up to you to be on top.
Success is an absurd, erratic thing. She arrives when one least expects her and after she has come may depart again almost because of a whim.
I simply don't believe in failure. In itself, it doesn't exist. We create it. We make ourselves fail.
Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one's mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes.