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A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
~ Christian Nevell Bovee | ( American author y lawyer. ) | 1820-1904 | Failure
quotes Division : Civil Libertarians   
     
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Failure
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed, I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
~ Georges Clemenceau | ( French statesman and journalist. ) | 1841-1929 | Failure
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
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.
~ William Faulkner | ( American novelist and short-story writer. ) | 1897-1962 | Failure
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
And nothing to look backward to with pride, and nothing to look forward to with hope.
~ Robert Frost | ( American Poet. ) | 1875-1963 | Failure
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Failure
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
~ Samuel Beckett | (Irish writer, dramatist and poet, ) | 1906-1989 | Failure
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Failure
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Failure is in a sense the highway to success, as each discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true.
~ John Keats | ( British poet. ) | 1795-1821 | Failure
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Failure
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
~ Henry Ford | ( American industrialist. ) | 1863-1947 | Failure
quotes Division : Industrialists   
     
Failure too is a form of death...
~ Graham Greene | ( English writer. ) | 1904-1991 | Failure
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.
~ Joseph Heller | (American author. ) | 1923-1999 | Failure
quotes Division : American writers   
     
He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.
~ Herman Melville | ( American writer. ) | 1819-1891 | Failure
quotes Division : Critics   
     
He's not the finest character that ever lived. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid.
~ Arthur Miller | (1915-, American Dramatist ) | 1915-2005 | Failure
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Failure
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Failure
quotes Division : American poets   
     
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
~ Thomas Alva Edison | ( American Inventor. ) | 1847-1931 | Failure
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
-: [ GPU Nuclear Corporation, Black Enterprise Vol. 16 (June 1986), p. 79 ]
~ Thomas Alva Edison | ( American Inventor. ) | 1847-1931 | Failure
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
~ Sophocles | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | 497 -406 BC | Failure
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
~ John Keats | ( British poet. ) | 1795-1821 | Failure
quotes Division : British Poets   
     

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