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All failures - neurotics, psychotics, criminals, drunkards, problem children, suicides, perverts, and prostitutes - are failures because they are lacking in social interest
Alfred Adler
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.
Carl Sandburg
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
Oscar Wilde
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
Charles F. Kettering
By that sin fell the angels.
William Shakespeare
Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by failure
Henry David Thoreau
Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some
John Keats
Don't take 'no' for an answer, never submit to failure. Do not be fobbed off with mere personal success or acceptance. You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true, and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or even s
Winston Churchill
Every fair from fair sometime declines
William Shakespeare
Every woman who fails in a public position confirms this, but every woman who succeeds creates confidence.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness: there is also the success of others
Jules Renard
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Henry Ford
Failure is success if we learn from it.
Malcolm S. Forbes
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Charlie Chaplin
Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
William Saroyan
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong
Benjamin Franklin
I do not fear failure. I only fear the "slowing up" of the engine inside of me which is pounding, saying, "Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?"
George S. Patton
I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail
Woodrow T. Wilson
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
T.S. Eliot
If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.
Woody Allen
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