65 Dozen Quotes On Success In Life

These dozen quotes will inspire you. Dozen, a group or set of twelve.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging dozen quotes, dozen sayings, and dozen proverbs.

Best Dozen Quotes

  1. “Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who execute them are not.” ~ Dave Ramsey
  2. “No memory is ever alone; it’s at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.” ~ Louis L’Amour
  3. “There are always a half-dozen things that make 80%of the difference. Only SIX things!” ~ Jim Rohn
  4. “With a hundred ways to do a dozen things, why not try it all?” ~ Julian Casablancas

  5. “You build a successful career, regardless of your field of endeavor, by the dozens of little things you do on and off the job.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  6. “Good ideas are a dime a dozen, bad ones are free.” ~ Douglas Horton
  7. “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” ~ John Steinbeck
  8. “Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who implement them are priceless.” ~ Mary Kay Ash

  9. “Roughly speaking, any man with energy and enthusiasm ought to be able to bring at least a dozen others round to his opinion in the course of a year no matter how absurd that opinion might be. We see every day in politics, in business, in social life, large masses of people brought to embrace the most revolutionary ideas, sometimes within a few days. It is all a question of getting hold of them in the right way and working on their weak points.” ~ Aleister Crowley
  10. “When a book, any sort of book, reaches a certain intensity of artistic performance, it becomes literature. That intensity may be a matter of style, situation, character, emotional tone, or idea, or half a dozen other things. It may also be a perfection of control over the movement of a story similar to the control a great pitcher has over the ball.” ~ Raymond Chandler , Half dozen quotes
  11. “Richard Feynman was fond of giving the following advice on how to be a genius. You have to keep a dozen of your favorite problems constantly present in your mind, although by and large they will lay in a dormant state. Every time you hear or read a new trick or a new result, test it against each of your twelve problems to see whether it helps. Every once in a while there will be a hit, and people will say, “How did he do it? He must be a genius!”” ~ Gian-Carlo Rota
  12. “But actors with political views are a dime a dozen.” ~ Tom Hanks

  13. “There has come about a general public awareness that America is not automatically, and effortlessly, and unquestionably the leader of the world in science and technology. This comes as no surprise to those of us who have watched and tried to warn against the steady deterioration in the teaching of science and mathematics in the schools for the past quarter century. It comes as no surprise to those who have known of dozens of cases of scientists who have been hounded out of jobs by silly disloyalty charges, and kept out of all professional employment by widespread blacklisting practices.” ~ Edward Condon
  14. “With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.” ~ Lope de Vega
  15. “I ordered each man to be presented with something, as strings of ten or a dozen glass beads apiece, and thongs of leather, all which they estimated highly; those which came on board I directed should be fed with molasses.” ~ Christopher Columbus
  16. “One rose says more than the dozen.” ~ Wendy Craig

  17. “Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and my own specified world to bring them up in and I’ll guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select–doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant-chief, and, yes, even beggarman and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors. I am going beyond my facts and I admit it, but so have the advocates of the contrary and they have been doing it for many thousands of years.” ~ John B. Watson
  18. “It is easier to keep half a dozen lovers guessing than to keep one lover after he has stopped guessing.” ~ Helen Rowland
  19. “In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.” ~ Warren Buffett
  20. “One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without.” ~ Elizabeth I

  21. “Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.” ~ Vince Lombardi , Dime a dozen quotes
  22. “If you don’t know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along. When in doubt, route.” ~ Malcolm Forbes
  23. “Heartthrobs are a dime a dozen.” ~ Brad Pitt
  24. “Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative.” ~ Joe Pantoliano
  25. “Besides the two Christmas things, we’ve got a about a dozen new tracks we’re working on.” ~ Chris Frantz

  26. “It is better to have a few forms well known than to teach a little about many hundred species. Better a dozen specimens thoroughly studied as the result of the first year’s work, than to have two thousand dollars’ worth of shells and corals bought from a curiosity-shop. The dozen animals would be your own.” ~ Louis Agassiz
  27. “If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.” ~ John le Carre
  28. “Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  29. “Well, The Dirty Dozen was like a vacation.” ~ Clint Walker

  30. “Neither numbers nor powers nor wealth nor learning nor eloquence nor anything else will prevail, but purity, living the life, in one word, anubhuti, realisation. Let there be a dozen such lion-souls in each country, lions who have broken their own bonds, who have touched the Infinite, whose whole soul is gone to Brahman, who care neither for wealth nor power nor fame, and these will be enough to shake the world.” ~ Swami Vivekananda
  31. “You can’t really prepare yourself for being greeted by a dozen Klingons drinking blood wine. So, it can be a bit off-putting coming in from the outside. But it’s great fun and there are no fans like Star Trek fans.” ~ Jeri Ryan
  32. “What drivel it all is!… A string of words called religion. Another string of words called philosophy. Half a dozen other stringscalled political ideals. And all the words either ambiguous or meaningless. And people getting so excited about them they’ll murder their neighbours for using a word they don’t happen to like. A word that probably doesn’t mean as much as a good belch. Just a noise without even the excuse of gas on the stomach.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  33. “Jo’s eyes sparkled, for it’s always pleasant to be believed in; and a friend’s praise is always sweeter than a dozen newspaper puffs.” ~ Louisa May Alcott

  34. “My name is Cassie Palmer and I’ve cheated death more times than anyone has a right to expect. In the last two months, I’ve been shot, stabbed, beaten and blown up a few dozen times, and that doesn’t count all the magical ways I’ve almost been killed. I’d have been dead a long time ago if not for my friends, one of whom had just jumped off the cliff after me. I’d have been a lot more appreciative if he hadn’t pushed me first.” ~ Karen Chance
  35. “I got that experience through dating dozens of men for six years after college, getting an entry level magazine job at 21, working in the fiction department at Good Housekeeping and then working as a fashion editor there as well as writing many articles for the magazine.” ~ Judith Krantz
  36. “To be born a Southern woman is to be made aware of your distinctiveness. And with it, the rules. The expectations. These vary some, but all follow the same basic template, which is, fundamentally, no matter what the circumstance, Southern women make the effort. Which is why even the girls in the trailer parks paint their nails. And why overstressed working moms still bake three dozen homemade cookies for the school fund-raiser. And why you will never see Reese Witherspoon wearing sweatpants. Or Oprah take a nap.” ~ Allison Glock
  37. “Ive done a dozen or two dozen infomercials.” ~ Matthew Lesko

  38. “The fault I find with most American newspapers is not the absence of dissent. it is the absence of news. With a dozen or so honorable exceptions, most American newspapers carry very little news. Their main concern is advertising.” ~ I. F. Stone
  39. “How many more copycats are waiting in the wings for their moment of fame — from a national media machine that rewards them with the wall-to-wall attention and sense of identity that they crave — while provoking others to try to make their mark? A dozen more killers? A hundred? More? How can we possibly even guess how many, given our nation’s refusal to create an active national database of the mentally ill?” ~ Wayne LaPierre
  40. “Because these kids get away from their parents, and they binge drink until they are sick. Dozens of them are going to the hospital, and some of them dying. This is a problem, a big problem that needs to be addressed, and we need accurate information.” ~ Zach Wamp
  41. “A half dozen pictures would just about be enough for the life of an artist, for my life.” ~ Giorgio Morandi

  42. “Start a meditation session by repeating a mantra, perhaps, “Aum”, which is the most powerful of all mantras. Then, after repeating the mantra perhaps a dozen times, focus on a yantra.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  43. “I could probably give you a list of a dozen pet peeves I have about my own physicality and why I couldn’t get a second date.” ~ Zachary Levi
  44. “Now for me, you’re the irreplaceable one: I’ve never see you up so close before, and I do not understand you at all. You say sometimes I act like I don’t see you? I don’t even know where to look! Living with you around is like is like living with a permanent dazzle. The fact that you even like me, or look at me, or brush by me, or hug me, or hold me, is so surprising that after it’s over I have to go back through it a dozen times in my head to savor it and try and figure out what it was like because I was too busy being astounded while it was happening.” ~ Samuel R. Delany
  45. “Oh senseless man, who cannot possibly make a worm or a flea and yet will create Gods by the dozen!” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  46. “Most people go through their whole lives,” John went on, “and never have one miracle happen to them. You’ve had dozens and dozens, and you still want more! It’s like God gives you a brownie, I mean a really good brownie, but you can’t be content with it. You want the whole pan of brownies. Nobody gets that.” ~ Martha Beck
  47. “And then he left, and came back, and our lives fell apart, like a well-loved book that you’d read and read again, until one night you picked it up to read yourself to sleep and the binding collapsed, sending dozens of pages spiraling toward the floor.” ~ Jennifer Weiner
  48. “Ideas come at any moment — except when you demand them. Most ideas come while I’m physically active, at the gym, with friends, gardening, so I always carry pen and paper. My first draft is always written in longhand. But once the first dozen chapters, more like short stories, are written, then momentum builds until I can’t leave the project until it’s done.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk
  49. “Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.” ~ Abraham Maslow

  50. “So, what do you do when you know you have two days to live? Eat an entire Bitter Chocolate Death cake all by myself. Reread my favorite novel. Buy eight dozen roses from the best florist in town–the super expensive ones, the ones that smell like roses rather than merely looking like them–and put them all over my apartment. Take a good long look at everyone I love.” ~ Robin McKinley , Dozen quotes roses
  51. “There are a dozen different ways of delivering destruction in impersonal wholesale, via ships or missiles of one sort or another, catastrophes so widespread, so unselective that the war is over because that nation or planet has ceased to exist. What we do is entirely different. We make war as personal as a punch in the nose. We can be selective, applying precisely the required amount of pressure at the specified point at a designated time. We’ve never been told to go down and kill or capture all left-handed redheads in a particular area, but if they tell us to, we can. We will.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein
  52. “What I saw next stopped me dead in my tracks. Books. Not just one or two dozen, but hundreds of them. In crates. In piles on the floor. In bookcases that stretched from floor to ceiling and lined the entire room. I turned around and around in a slow circle, feeling as if I’d just stumbled into Ali Baba’s cave. I was breathless, close to tears, and positively dizzy with greed.” ~ Jennifer Donnelly
  53. “I had been playing for a while, and I asked Louisville Slugger to send me a dozen flame treated bats. But when I got it, I realized they had sent me a box of ashes.” ~ Bob Uecker

  54. “A dozen more questions occurred to me. Not to mention twenty-two possible solutions to each one, sixteen resulting hypotheses and counter-theorems, eight abstract speculations, a quadrilateral equation, two axioms, and a limerick. That’s raw intelligence for you.” ~ Jonathan Stroud
  55. “Of course there are dozens of meditation techniques, but it all comes down to this – just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. Why not give it a try?” ~ Ajahn Chah
  56. “When I was 50 years old, I actually decided to draw up a list of half a dozen things that I really hadn’t done very well, and I was going to make efforts to improve. One of them was skiing, and I really did become a very much better skier.” ~ Edmund Hillary
  57. “No one would choose to be jerked randomly off task again and again until you have half a dozen things you’re trying to get done, all at the same time.” ~ Marilyn vos Savant

  58. “There are not in the world at any one time more than a dozen persons who read and understand Plato:-never enough to pay for an edition of his works; yet to every generation these come duly down, for the sake of those few persons, as if God brought them written in his hand.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  59. “Did Ethan Smith’s View of the Hebrews furnish structural material for Joseph Smith’s Book of Mormon? It has been pointed out in these pages that there are many things in the former book that might well have suggested many major things in the other.Not a few things merely, one or two, or half dozen, but many; and it is this fact of many things of similarity and the cumulative force of them that makes them so serious a menace to Joseph Smith’s story of the Book of Mormon’s origin” ~ B. H. Roberts
  60. “Rarely has a collection of essays from a dozen scholars created a whole greater than the sum of its parts, but Capitalism Takes Command conveys with detail, coherence, and sophistication the changes in the American economy in the nineteenth century under the multiple imperatives of capitalism.” ~ Joyce Appleby
  61. “Don’t expect to be paid a dollar an hour for your working hours when you then use your leisure hours as though they were not worth five cents a dozen.” ~ Henry Latham Doherty

  62. “Our supportfor assault weapons ban is very broad…I think we’ve got all the police, we have all the mayors virtually – the conference of mayors, mayors against guns. We have medical experts, we have virtually dozens of religious organizations of every creed supporting us. We have just lists and lists.” ~ Dianne Feinstein
  63. “It amazes me how well the majority of jump jockeys ride in a race until they’ve landed over the last, then how badly most of them ride a finish. Apart from a half-dozen, they look like coster boys sitting on top of donkeys’ behinds, bashing about with shillelaghs.” ~ Jack Leach
  64. “Holocaust Memorial Day is intended as an inclusive commemoration of all the individuals and communities who suffered as a result of the Holocaust – not only Jews, but also Gypsies, Slavs, homosexuals, political prisoners and dozens of ethnic and other minorities.” ~ Jack Straw
  65. “I could list of dozens things my fiancee does that annoys me and I’m sure he could list off hundreds of things about me but the fact is that even through all that we love each other. We love each other in spite of our flaws and despite all the things we do that should make us hate each other we still continue to fall deeper in love. Sometimes we want to hate each other but for two people who are truly in love it simply isn’t possible. Not even a little but, not even at all.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

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