Quotes: failure

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  • 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.
  • Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley
    American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
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    A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
  • Arthur Bloch
    Arthur Bloch
    American writer, author of the Murphy's Law books 1948-
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    A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.
  • A life which does not go into action is a failure.
  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
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    A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying.
  • Ralph Waldo Trine
    Ralph Waldo Trine
    American writer
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    A man carries his success or his failure with him, it does not depend on outside conditions.
  • A man may fall many times but he won't be a failure until he says someone pushed him.
  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    A minute's success pays the failure of years.
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.
  • Alexandre Dumas
    Alexandre Dumas
    French writer 1802-1870
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    A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
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