Michael Korda

Novelist, Author

1933 –


Who is Michael Korda?

Michael Korda is a writer and novelist who was editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster in New York City.

Famous Quotes:

  • Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared.
  • Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
  • The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.
  • The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
  • This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure.
  • The more you can dream, the more you can do.
  • In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
  • Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
  • Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
  • To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.

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Oct 8, 1933
  • United Kingdom
  • Institut Le Rosey
  • Editor in Chief, Simon & Schuster

on July 23, 2013


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