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It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success. (Quote by - Havelock Ellis)

Allow me to offer my congratulations on the truly admirable skill you have shown in keeping clear of the mark. Not to have hit once in so many trials, argues the most splendid talents for missing. (Quote by - Thomas De Quincey)

The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes. (Quote by - Madame de Stael)

The only time you don't fail is the last time you try anything - and it works. (Quote by - William Strong)

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. (Quote by - Buddha)

Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity. (Quote by - Frances Watkins Harper)

Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act. (Quote by - Maxwell Maltz)

There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King. (Quote by - Orison Swett Marden)

If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know. (Quote by - Thomas Wolfe)

I've never been able to contemplate failure. Success is everything. (Quote by - Raymond Blanc)

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. (Quote by - George E. Woodberry)

Los Angeles was an impression of failure, of disappointment, of despair, and of oddly makeshift lives. This is California? I thought. (Quote by - Joseph Barbera)

Success and failure are greatly overrated. But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about. (Quote by - Hildegard Knef)

I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success. (Quote by - Tennessee Williams)

The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes. (Quote by - George Soros)

Failure is the tuition you pay for success. (Quote by - Walter Brunell)

About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure. (Quote by - Tommy Lasorda)

The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top. (Quote by - Joyce Brothers)

Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles. (Quote by - Jawaharlal Nehru)

Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat. (Quote by - Ralph Ellison)

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. (Quote by - Charlie Chaplin)

Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies? (Quote by - Chester W. Nimitz)

Every failure is a step to success. (Quote by - William Whewell)


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