Nearly all monster stories depend for their success on Jack killing the Giant, Beowulf or St. George slaying the Dragon, Harry Potter triumphing over the basilisk. That is their inner grammar, and the whole shape of the story leads towards it.
Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?
I don't think about my previous success. I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful.
I have had unsuccessful films, but I learned a lot from those films. I give my failures as much importance as my success.
Our choices are quite different: what attracts Salman and Shah Rukh are, I think, quite different from what attracts me. So in that sense, we are quite different, but I think we are fortunate to have had the kind of success that we've had.
A lot of my success, and a lot of who I am now, is because of my dad, and the way he raised me and taught me how to have a work ethic.
You always want to have success, but you never think it will be as big as it is.
I saw a lot of people have success handed to them that then exploited it. They didn't protect it or cherish it.
I come from a world where you get the film done, that's a success.
I have learnt the hard way that neither success nor failure last forever.
Muslims must believe that all power, success and victory comes from God alone.
Winning all these trophies and having all this success gives you a voice.
I think with 'Skinwalkers,' the success of it spoke for itself. Meaning a lot of people wanted to see something new on television.
In the future, when people look back at the early days of Bitcoin, they'll say, 'It was so obvious that the ability to move money anywhere, instantly, at near-zero cost would be a huge success.
The more important argument against grade curves is that they create an atmosphere that's toxic by pitting students against one another. At best, it creates a hypercompetitive culture, and at worst, it sends students the message that the world is a zero-sum game: Your success means my failure.
No matter your interpretation of Apple's success with its Watch, it has become a leader - and it wasn't first to market.
Chip maker Nvidia is the new old thing, an overnight success story years in the making that is having its moment and then some.
WeWork is my fifth venture. I failed in my first, second and third, had mediocre success in the fourth.
Huge success is very hard to come by.
The Travel Channel had success with their 'Food Paradise' series, '10 Best Places to Pig Out' and those types of specials, so they knew there was a market for comfort food and wanted to develop a show around it.