Quote by Woody Allen: 80% of life is showing up.
Woody Allen Quotes About Life, Love and His Movies
I am thankful for laughter , except when milk comes out of my nose. Eighty percent of success is showing up. Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good. Tradition is the illusion of permanance. What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists?
Dear Quote Investigator: I am trying to track down the origin of a quotation about success in life that has divaricated into many versions. Here are some examples:. Ninety percent of success is just showing up. Showing up is 80 percent of life. Eighty percent of success is showing up. Seventy-five percent of life is showing up.
Our exchange encouraged me to go Googling. I immediately confirmed that I was wrong and she was rightno surprisebut also came across a lovely little essay at PersistenceUnlimited. It may sound easy to shrug off, but not if you look a little deeper. Showing up also means The hard part of fighting yourself to get dressed in workout gear, dealing with traffic and the worry about pain you might experience is over.
Eighty percent of success is showing up. If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. Confidence is what you have before you understand the problem. Who's the bigger idiot, the idiot or the idiot who gets fooled by the idiot? Standing in a garage no more makes you a car than standing in a church makes you a Christian. In my next life I want to live backwards. Start out dead and finish off as an orgasm.