36Stepping Stone Quotes

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. view quote

I tend to regard the Coase theorem as a stepping stone on the way to an analysis of an economy with positive transaction costs.

The past is a stepping stone, not a millstone. view quote

Kids are meant to believe that their stepping stone to massive money is 'The X Factor.' Luck is great, but most of life is hard work. We do not celebrate people who have made success out of serious hard work. view quote

No individual is alone responsible for a single stepping stone along the path of progress, and where the path is smooth progress is most rapid. view quote

I've been making music for a long time, but I've been waiting to do it right, because I don't want people to think it's just a stepping stone in my career. A lot of actors go that route as a way of building their careers. I don't want it to be seen as that. view quote

Never treat anything you do as a stepping stone. Do it fully, and follow it completely. view quote

PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness. view quote

I have always thought of poems as stepping stones in one's own sense of oneself. Every now and again, you write a poem that gives you self-respect and steadies your going a little bit farther out in the stream. At the same time, you have to conjure the next stepping stone because the stream, we hope, keeps flowing. view quote

Australians are very provincial in many ways. If they feel that you've used them as a stepping stone to bigger things, they resent it. view quote

I never wanted to be a model. My modelling career was nothing but a stepping stone to my acting career and that's all I ever saw it as. A pointless rock in the river that has to be stepped on in order to get to the meaningful oasis of acting. view quote

I wasn't using college as a stepping stone to law school or some other career. I just wanted a liberal-arts education. view quote

It's a shame how a lot of actors use theater as a stepping stone to film and television work; I think it shouldn't be treated that way. Maybe it's narcissism or something. I think we should always go back to it. I try and do a play a year, and I think that's really helped me. view quote