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All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
~By William Faulkner ~


Success is 99 percent failure.
~By Soichiro Honda ~


It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
~By Bill Gates ~


Attempt something so impossible that unless God is in it, it's doomed to failure.
~By John Haggai ~


Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
~By Mike Murdock ~


His failures are as valuable as his successes: by misjudging one thing he conforms something else, even if at the time he does not know what that something else is.
~By Bridget Riley ~


Questioning the nature and implications of liminal instances necessarily involves failure, if only in the specifically technical sense of entering spaces where prevailing criteria of success scarcely apply.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.
~By Arthur Bloch ~


Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.
~By George Canning ~


In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
~By Joyce Brothers ~


Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
~By William James ~


The failures and successes are necessary for learning.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding.
~By Burt Rutan ~


Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
~By Montgomery Clift ~


Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure, but low aim is crime.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Don't come home a failure.
~By Ty Cobb ~


When I got Jacob's Latter, I was nervous because I felt I wasn't allowed to fail. I felt that they were waiting for one little failure and that would prove them right and I'd be,"out of there."
~By Elizabeth Pena ~


Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
~By Winston Churchill ~


The Soviet Union has indeed been our greatest menace, not so much because of what it has done, but because of the excuses it has provided us for our failures.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


Well first of all it's a business and it's a tough business, and you have to have the strength to survive all the set backs all the failures that make this a mean business, that's getting meaner and meaner every year in my opinion.
~By Robert Redford ~


The failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater, and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area, and especially to Spain.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
~By John Steinbeck ~


The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked 'a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind?
~By Rahm Emanuel ~


Even as far back as when I started acting at 14, I know I've never considered failure.
~By Jennifer Lawrence ~


A life which does not go into action is a failure.
~By Arnold J. Toynbee ~


There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake.
~By Robert Fripp ~


I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.
~By George Burns ~


It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense.
~By John Hersey ~


Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
~By Sivananda ~


Catastrophes are often stimulated by the failure to feel the emergence of a domain, and so what cannot be felt in the imagination is experienced as embodied sensation in the catastrophe.
~By William Irwin Thompson ~


Predicting has a spotty record in science fiction. I've had some failures. On the other hand, I also predicted the fall of the Berlin Wall and the rise of fundamentalist Islam... and I'm not happy to be right in all of those cases.
~By David Brin ~


But if you look at WorldCom, which is the biggest failure to date, they grew dramatically, they were buying companies that were bigger than they were and they were doing it off inflated stock.
~By Don Nickles ~


Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort nor the failure tires. The waste remains, the waste remains and kills.
~By William Empson ~


If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


Nixon's grand mistake was his failure to understand that Americans are forgiving, and if he had admitted error early and apologized to the country, he would have escaped.
~By Bob Woodward ~


At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.
~By Robert Farrar Capon ~


You can't be afraid of failure and you can't be afraid of success, because either one gets in the way of your work.
~By Dave Van Ronk ~


Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.
~By Victor Kiam ~


Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
~By George Washington Carver ~


With engineering, I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly.
~By Gordon Moore ~


I - and I still consider myself, I'm sorry to tell you, a Marxist and a Communist, but I couldn't help noticing how all the best Marxist analyses are always analyses of a failure.
~By Slavoj Zizek ~


The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns.
~By Francis Picabia ~


Their lives have been largely defined by failure and you would think the prospect of marriage, which is supposed to be bountiful and hopeful, it's just really another kind of tangential thing in his life.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
~By George Burns ~


A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
~By Christopher Morley ~


Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


If you don't fix latent failures in your system, you're asking for trouble.
~By John Gould ~


Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
~By Confucius ~


Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.
~By John Hersey ~


It really is impossible not to like him. His success was his failure.
~By Arthur C. Danto ~


The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause.
~By Gustav Mahler ~


As I said there is nothing wrong with failing. Pick yourself up and try it again. You never are going to know how good you really are until you go out and face failure.
~By Henry Kravis ~


Without failure there is no sweetness in success. There's no understanding of it.
~By Glenn Beck ~


Every failure is a step to success.
~By William Whewell ~


Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility.
~By Dale Dauten ~


I think it's one of the main negative emotional ingredients that fuels show business, because there's so much at stake and the fear of failure looms large.
~By Garry Shandling ~


Don't think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success.
~By Robert Orben ~


My reputation grows with every failure.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


In Torch Song, I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure, which also colors how you react to doing other things.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's leading role in the world.
~By Barack Obama ~


There's only one thing that can guarantee our failure, and that's if we quit.
~By Craig Breedlove ~


My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent.
~By Ulysses S. Grant ~


It was an interesting question as to whether the BBC had a future in the digital world, and what form of market failure could justify the licence fee system.
~By Gavyn Davies ~


The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures.
~By Humphry Davy ~


Well, I was lucky enough to be involved in about 19 failures at an early age, so I'm realistic about the success I'm having and how quickly it can go away. What's important is to be smart about it.
~By Matthew Perry ~


War, except in self-defense, is a failure of moral imagination.
~By Bill Moyers ~


Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it's better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life.
~By Michael Crawford ~


Y'know, the real reason why I was such a failure in the sense of being unable to make any sort of a living was because I was really not motivated. I had no motivation.
~By Paul Twitchell ~


Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.
~By H. G. Wells ~


Directly after the show people might have responded better to it, but who really knows. It did what it did and while it seems like a failure to most but it was a success for me and has given me so many opportunities.
~By Justin Guarini ~


The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
~By Norman Cousins ~


The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
~By B. C. Forbes ~


The only reason my work seems to be eclectic up to a certain period is because I was a failure as an actor.
~By Hugh Grant ~


Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure - which is: Try to please everybody.
~By Herbert Bayard Swope ~


A man may fall many times, but he won't be a failure until he says that someone pushed him.
~By Elmer G. Letterman ~


The greatest failure is that although we have created institutions, we have not created a civil society.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


I met Ashley two weeks before I married him. It was a joke-the most ridiculous thing I've ever done. Once I was married, I didn't want to be a failure, so I stuck it out for six months, which was about six months too long.
~By Shannen Doherty ~


If Liberia has failed, then, it is no evidence of the failure of the Negro in government. It is merely evidence of the failure of slavery.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes.
~By Tom Cochrane ~


Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
~By Og Mandino ~


America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to.
~By Larry Elder ~


I've criticized President Bush for his failure to use his veto pen. There's plenty of blame to go around. The question is how to solve problems. It's not bailouts. What made America great? Free markets, free enterprise, manufacturing, job creation. That's how we're gonna do it, not by enlarging government.
~By Scott Brown ~


I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me - I find fault.
~By Branch Rickey ~


Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
~By Andre Malraux ~

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