Friday’s answers

Thursday’s questions were:

1. Who said: Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.?

2. Who’s the 2014 New Zealander of the Year and who won the award last year?

3. It’s too easy in French and Italian,  éxito in Spanish and  angitu or akito  in Maori, what is it in English?

4. Who wrote How to Win Friends and Influence People?

5. How do you judge success?

Points for answers:

Andrei and Alwyn both got four and a half right. (Question 2 had two parts).

Since they’re so close to five, they win an electronic chocolate cake.

Answers follow the break:

1. Sir Winston Churchill.

2.  Dr Lance O’Sullivan, Dame Anne Salmond.

3. Success.

4. Dale Carnegie.

5. There is an element of luck in both success and failure, but I agree with whoever said the harder I work, the luckier I get. that said, there are all sorts of successes and myriad ways to achieve them.

One Response to Friday’s answers

  1. pdm says:

    A story I recall involving the great South African golfer of the 60’2 Gary Player who had a very good first round in a tournament. The equally great golf commentator of that era Henry Longhurst was leaving the course late that day and saw Player all alone on the practice fairway hitting golf balls.

    Longhurst alledgedly said to player – `there are some that say you are a lucky golfer Gary;

    Player replied – Henry I find the more I practice the luckier I get.

    With apologies if I have it a bit wrong.


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