It is only in the case of the Priestly Code that opinions differ widely; for it tries hard to imitate the costume of the Mosaic period, and, with whatever success, to disguise its own.
Some campaigns are not worth waging if you can’t win; others have to be fought on grounds of principle regardless of the chances for success.
A lot of people don’t understand what feminism is. They think it is about advance and success for women, but it’s not that at all. It is about power for the female left. And they have this, I think, ridiculous idea that American women are oppressed by the patriarchy and we need laws and government to solve our problems for us.
A minute’s success pays the failure of years.
There is no success without hardship.
Happiness is not always through success. Equally, the constant pursuit of success is sure unhappiness. But we have to find the balance. My own thoughts are that parenting is very personal. And we all feel enormous insecurity about parenting. What are they going to think of us 20 years down the line?
From the Olympian heights of an executive suite, in an atmosphere where your success is judged by the extent to which you can maximise profits, the overwhelming tendency must be to see people as units of production, as indices in your accountants’ books.
I was 40 years old before I became an overnight success, and I’d been publishing for 20 years.
If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.
To measure the success of our societies, we should examine how well those with different abilities, including persons with autism, are integrated as full and valued members.