Quotes by failure

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  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
    Christopher Morley
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    A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    American artist, writer
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    Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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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.
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    American writer and editor 1893–1948
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    All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    Everything ultimately fails, for we die, and that is either the penultimate failure or our most enigmatical achievement.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
  • William Saroyan
    William Saroyan
    Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and writer 1908-1981
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    Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Lack of knowledge concerning all the factors and the failure to include them in our integral imposes false conclusions.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    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.
  • Dr. Marcus Bach
    Dr. Marcus Bach
    American philosopher, teacher, ordained minister, 1901
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    Success, or failure, very often arrives on wings that seem mysterious to us.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    The disesteem into which moralists have fallen is due at bottom to their failure to see that in an age like this one the function of the moralist is not to exhort men to be good but to elucidate what the good is. The problem of sanctions is secondary.
  • Sir Max Beerbohm
    Sir Max Beerbohm
    British Actor 1872-1956
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    There is much to be said for failure. It is more interesting than success.
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