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Monday, April 13, 2009

Quotes on Failure

Try, Try Again!- American Proverb
Try, Try Again!- American Proverb

"What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down."
- Mary Pickford

"Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent."
- Marilyn vos Savant

"A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough."
- John Christian Bovee

"Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
- Thomas Edison

"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker.
Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end.
Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing."
- Dr. Denis Waitley

"We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure.
It is a powerful obstacle to growth.
It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation.
There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling.
If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure — all your life."

- John W. Gardner

"Remember the two benefits of failure.
First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work;
and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach."
- Roger von Oech

"Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive."
- Scott Adams

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