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"Printing money is the last resort of desperate governments when all other policies have failed." - George Osborne

"The good news is, we have a huge opportunity here because the President`s [Barack Obama] policies have failed." - Jeb Bush

"We are not going back to the failed policies of the past. We are fighting for the middle class!" - Nancy Pelosi

"I failed eating, failed drinking, failed not cutting myself into shreds. Failed friendship. Failed sisterhood and daughterhood. Failed mirrors and scales and phone calls. Good thing I'm stable." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"When I have tried and failed, I shall have failed." - Sophocles

"The Obama experiment has failed" - John Thune

"Armenag Saroyan was the failed poet, the failed Presbyterian preacher, the failed American, the failed theological student." - William Saroyan

"Hate, emotionalism, and frustration are not policies." - Madeleine Albright

"We have sensible fans and sensible policies." - David Gill

"Oh, I don't think religion has failed. It's man who has failed. Christ hasn't failed. The Gospel hasn't failed. The teachings of God have not failed." - Gordon B Hinckley

"But politicians who talk about failed policies are just blowing smoke. Government policies succeed in doing exactly what they are supposed to do: channeling resources bilked from the general public to politically organized and influential interests groups." - Robert Higgs

"[E]conomic history is a long record of government policies that failed because they were designed with a bold disregard for the laws of economics" - Ludwig Von Mises

"The essential meaning of perestroika for Gorbachev and his supporters was creating and acting on alternatives to failed and dangerous policies at home and abroad." - Stephen Cohen

"It's not natural disasters that are to blame for the deprivation of the North Korean people, but the failed policies of Kim Jong Il." - John Bolton

"I don't intend to spend my morning being lectured to by a president whose failed policies have put our children and grandchildren in a huge burden of debt." - Jeff Landry

"The measurement of good policy is the well-being of the community. I saw the human faces of failed policies, and they weren't smiling." - Raul Ruiz

"Once again, we see the Bush administration paying for its failed policies by cutting funds to vital public services and jeopardizing more American jobs." - Corrine Brown

"A pear is a failed apple." - George Carlin

"If you've never failed you've never tried." - Anonymous

"Technique is nothing more than failed style." - John Waters

"I failed so therefore I succeed." - Michael Jordan

"All failed companies are the same: they failed to escape competition." - Peter Thiel

"Ten men have failed from defect in morals, where one has failed from defect in intellect." - Horace Mann

"We're now on the precipice of having a potentially much better economy, but the last thing we need to do is to go back to the policies that failed us in the first place." - Hillary Clinton

"If giving tax breaks to millionaires created jobs or grew our economy, I would be in favor of them, but they are the same failed policies of the past that just don't work." - Tim Walz

"Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits." - Russ Carnahan

"President Obama seems completely unaware of how many of the policies he is trying to impose have been tried before, in many times and places around the world, and have failed time and again." - Thomas Sowell

"At times we expected the allies unquestioningly to follow our leads; sometimes we failed to consult them in advance before reversing policies; at other times we ignored their requests." - Richard Kerry

"One of the best ways to stop the failed policies coming out of Congress is to bring in the ideas and the involvement of the American people, which the America Speaking Out project is designed to do." - Peter Roskam

"Unfortunately, President Obama's failed policies of new regulations, higher taxes, and Obamacare and his anti-business rhetoric have hit Hispanics especially hard. Big government really hurts those who are trying to make it." - Marco Rubio

"The nation should be able to remove by an orderly constitutional process any president with an unyielding commitment to failed policies and an inability to renew the country's hope." - Robert Dallek

"From the beginning of time, we've had financial crises. People always blame the banks and for good reason. When you look for the root causes, they're almost always failed government policies." - Henry Paulson

"I take great solace that Einstein failed math. I failed math. I also failed English and home economics. Einstein was an underachiever." - Danny Bonaduce

"There have been decades of failed policies: zero tolerance, harassment and people being locked up for small crimes - policies that drive a divide between communities and law enforcement. So many people feel like they are voiceless, that they've been dehumanized. What we saw in the riots is a result of that." - Marilyn Mosby

"There have been decades of failed policies: zero tolerance, harassment and people being locked up for small crimes - policies that drive a divide between communities and law enforcement. So many people feel like they are voiceless, that they've been dehumanized. What we saw in the riots is a result of that." - Marilyn Mosby

"Cliches about supporting the troops are designed to distract from failed policies, policies promoted by powerful special interests that benefit from war, anything to steer the discussion away from the real reasons the war in Iraq will not end anytime soon." - Ron Paul

"What does it say about a president's policies when he has to use a cartoon character rather than real people to justify his record? What does it say about the fiction of old liberalism to insist that good jobs and good schools and good wages will result from policies that have failed us, time and again?" - Mitt Romney

"Who struggles can fail. Who doesn't struggle has already failed!" - Bertolt Brecht

"If you've never failed, you've never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein

"No wonder this circuit failed. It says 'Made in Japan'." - Doc Brown

"Finally, and most of all, words failed him." - Albert Camus

"Just because you've lost doesn't necessarily mean you've failed." - Anonymous

"Sometimes love worked out, but more often it failed" - M.J. Rose

"Critics are those who have failed in literature and art." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The shoulder surgery was a success. The lobotomy failed." - Mike Ditka

"When all else failed, she tried being reasonable." - Terry Pratchett

"Many have tried to kill us. All have failed. -Valek" - Maria V. Snyder

"A test that reveals a bug has succeeded, not failed." - Boris Beizer

"Fortunately, where reason failed, blind panic served well enough." - N.K. Jemisin

"You cannot succeed if at some point you haven't failed." - Maria Ressa

"I have failed at times, but I never stopped trying." - Rahul Dravid

"Let the sword decide after stratagem has failed." - Proverbs

"I've been married for 49 years. Where have I failed?" - Henny Youngman

"It's harder to get out of bed when you've failed." - Annie Lennox

"Every generation loses the Messiah it has failed to deserve." - Michael Chabon

"None of you has ever failed. School may have failed you. Goodbye to failure, children. Welcome to success." - Marva Collins

"Democracy has not failed; the intelligence of the race has failed before the problems the race has raised." - Robert M Hutchins

"Bad policies, stupid policies, gutless policies have real consequences." - Molly Ivins

"Ukip policies are common-sense policies." - Nigel Farage

"There has been plenty to criticize about President Obama's handling of the economy. Yet the overriding story of the past few years is not Mr. Obama's mistakes but the scorched-earth opposition of Republicans, who have done everything they can to get in his way - and who now, having blocked the president's policies, hope to win the White House by claiming that his policies have failed." - Paul Krugman

"There has been plenty to criticize about President Obama's handling of the economy. Yet the overriding story of the past few years is not Mr. Obama's mistakes but the scorched-earth opposition of Republicans, who have done everything they can to get in his way - and who now, having blocked the president's policies, hope to win the White House by claiming that his policies have failed." - Paul Krugman

"Milton Friedman's misfortune is that his economic policies have been tried." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"The currency bill we have would finally do something for China`s rapacious policies." - Charles Schumer

"If you accept the institutional lunacy, then the policies are rational." - Noam Chomsky

"The policies enacted during segregation are still being felt in Birmingham." - Andre Holland

"The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies." - Michael Pollan

"A lot of artists start out as failed poets, then move on to being failed short-story writers before they finally break through to the big time and become failed novelists." - Gary Reilly

"To the loved ones of the victims of 9/11, to them who are here in this room, to those who are watching on television, your government failed you, those entrusted with protecting you failed you, and I failed you." - Richard Clarke

"Our country will need real leadership to undo President Obama's failed policies, and replace them with the conservative principles Mitt Romney learned turning around businesses and a failing Olympics and successfully, conservatively governing a Democratic state. I am proud to endorse him and will work my hardest to ensure he is elected so we can turn around our country." - Nikki Haley

"In 1960 Americans chose John F. Kennedy because they were ready for change. They were ready for new and better ideas. After six years of scandals and failed policies under the Reagan Administration, Americans are again ready for change and stronger leadership. I love my country. That is why I am seeking the Democratic nomination for president." - Mario Cuomo

"I focus most of my attention on Hillary Clinton and her disastrous policies. I mean, there's a real danger in this election. Electing Hillary Clinton in an era where we now are so pessimistic about the future, would double down on [Barack] Obama economics and a failed foreign policy - so most of my attention is about my record and about defeating Hillary Clinton." - Jeb Bush

"I can officially state that my government and myself believe that all over Europe we need to open a debate on the 'drug question' in order to create more coherent and human policies with better perspectives. . . . The policy of criminalizing consumers has failed, creating many problems to our society." - George Papandreou

"We will discard the failed policies and division of the past and embrace true American change to rebuild our economy, rebuild our inner cities - they need help so desperately - and rebuild our country. We will bring back our jobs, and we will not let our jobs go to other countries." - Donald Trump

"The whole country saw how unfit [Hillary Clinton] was at the Townhall , where she refused to take accountability for her failed policies in the Middle East that have produced millions of refugees, unleashed horror of radical Islamic terrorism all over, and made us less safe than ever before." - Donald Trump

"Let's stop for a second and remember where we were eight years ago [in 2008]. We had the worst financial crisis, the Great Recession, the worst since the 1930s. That was in large part because of tax policies that slashed taxes on the wealthy, failed to invest in the middle class, took their eyes off of Wall Street, and created a perfect storm." - Hillary Clinton

"I don't have the facts to back this up, but I happen to believe that these demonstrations are planned and orchestrated to distract from the failed policies of the Obama Administration. Don't blame Wall Street. Don't blame the big banks. If you don't have a job and you're not rich, blame yourself!" - Herman Cain

"The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny." - Jim Demint

"When it comes to America's economy, the truth is that Mitt Romney believes that the key to our country's economic future lies in the failed policies of the past, the same ones that put banks before people, Wall Street before Main Street, plunging us into recession and devastating the middle class." - Charlie Gonzalez

"It isn't just that Obama's policies have failed; it's that he has essentially given up and is asking us to accept a lesser America going forward, as if resigned to the fatalistic belief that America has begun an inevitable and unavoidable decline." - David Limbaugh

"President Obama's version of America is a divided one - pitting us against each other based on our income level, gender, and social status. His policies have failed! We are not better off than we were 4 years ago, and no rhetoric, bumper sticker, or campaign ad can change that." - Mia Love

"Now, McDonald's is a very good indicator of the global economy. If McDonald's doesn't increase its sales, it tells you that the monetary policies have largely failed in the sense that prices are going up more than disposable income, and so people have less purchasing power." - Marc Faber

"The last four years under President Obama have been trying and troubling for this entire country. The tired big government policies of the past have failed us. We can't afford more disappointments. We need a new direction. We need a new president." - Reince Priebus

"There is no way of steering successfully between a failed situation and a failed self except by stopping and taking our bearings." - Jo Coudert

"Failed! ejaculated John Valiant blankly, and the hat he held dropped to the claret-colored rug like a huge white splotch of sudden fright. The Corporation - failed!" - Hallie Erminie Rives

"This (multicultural) approach has failed, utterly failed," - Angela Merkel

"Christianity has not failed. It is simply that nations have failed to try it. There would be no war in a God-directed world." - Richard E Byrd

"My generation has failed miserably. We've failed because of lack of courage and vision. It requires more courage to keep the peace than to go to war." - Fiorello H. La Guardia

"I failed chemistry. I almost failed algebra." - Taye Diggs

"This multicultural approach, saying that we simply live side by side and live happily with each other has failed. Utterly failed." - Angela Merkel

"commenting on baseball players who test positive for steroids: It?s an announced test, so you not only failed the steroid test, you failed the IQ test." - Bob Costas

"TV holds a close second to cars for destroying our society. It's a failed experiment." - Natalie Merchant

"REBEL, n. A proponent of a new misrule who has failed to establish it." - Ambrose Bierce

"She saw something awful in the very simplicity she failed to understand." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Under the law, even the best failed. Under grace, even the worst can be saved!" - Joseph Prince

"We have failed to practise ourselves the kind of behaviour we expect from other people." - C S Lewis

"Most small businesses failed because the owner was under skilled, not under capitalized." - Robert Kiyosaki

"If he did not succeed, he at least failed in a glorious undertaking." - Ovid

"I'm a failed pop star. I always sneak a song into everything I do." - Ricky Gervais

"Whenever my environment had failed to support or nourish me, I had clutched at books..." - Richard Wright

"Justice, though moving with tardy pace, has seldom failed to overtake the wicked in their flight." - Horace

"Time hath often cured the wound which reason failed to heal." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Assurance never failed to get admission into the houses of the great." - Thomas Moore

"[The opposition Press] which is in the hands of malecontents who have failed in their career." - Otto Von Bismarck

"A hermit is simply a person to whom civilization has failed to adjust itself." - Will Cuppy

"Failed relationships can be described as so much wasted make-up." - Marian Keyes

"Come celebrate with me that every day something has tried to kill me and has failed." - Lucille Clifton

"I failed angst in high school. They let me graduate anyway." - John Scalzi

"Never Say I Failed 99 Times, Say I Discovered 99 Ways Which Causes Failure!" - Thomas A Edison

"Jesus undid everything that Adam did, and did everything Adam failed to do." - Sinclair B. Ferguson

"Genius? Nothing! Sticking to it is the genius! ... I've failed my way to success." - Thomas A Edison

"Sad soul, take comfort, nor forget That sunrise never failed us yet." - Celia Thaxter

"They thought that the bullets would silence us, but they failed." - Malala Yousafzai

"Loneliness is failed solitude." - Sherry Turkle

"Lasting harmony with a woman (was) an undertaking in which I twice failed rather disgracefully." - Albert Einstein

"Ninety nine failed solutions equals a gain of 99 pieces of information." - Albert Einstein

"Those who have failed miserably are often the first to see God's formula for success." - Erwin W. Lutzer

"The man who tried his best and failed is superior to the man who never tried." - Bud Wilkinson

"Every Warrior of the Light has failed in his spiritual duties." - Paulo Coelho

"Those allies who failed to join us will regret it. They're making a mistake." - Al D'Amato

"He had ambitions, at one time, to become a sex maniac, but he failed his practical." - Les Dawson

"Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living." - Gautama Buddha

"God has supplied all my needs and has not failed me once." - Watchman Nee

"I have the feeling that I've seen everything, but failed to notice the elephants." - Anton Chekhov

"I'm done with those; regrets are an excuse for people who have failed." - Ned Vizzini

"In the midst of our failed attempts at loving Jesus, His grace covers us." - Francis Chan

"If I fail, at least I will have failed my way." - Jodie Foster

"It won't be easy, that is why I have always failed where others have succeeded." - Peter Sellers

"If the next record is no better than Gish, then we've failed." - Billy Corgan

"I have failed many times, and that's why I am a success." - Michael Jordan

"I walked around the block twice, passed 200 people and failed to see a human being." - Charles Bukowski

"Ransack the language as he might, words failed him. He wanted another landscape, and another tongue." - Virginia Woolf

"The person who failed often knows how to avoid future failures." - Randy Pausch

"A failed experiment can be more important than a trivial design" - Verner Panton

"Tomorrow could not get better if one failed to survive today." - C.S. Friedman

"I don't drive because I failed eight times and never got my license." - Nicolas Winding Refn

"I won't feel that I failed. I'll be a little disappointed in the NFL..." - Chris Kluwe

"If Star Wars had failed, you wouldn't have 90 percent of what's out there today." - William Friedkin

"Photographers are failed painters." - Paul Theroux

"You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try." - Matt Groening

"You know who the critics are? The men who have failed in literature and art." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I failed to make the chess team because of my height." - Woody Allen

"Those allies who failed to join us will regret it. They're making a mistake." - Al Damato

"You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is 'never try.' Homer Simpson" - Matt Groening

"Having failed as an NFL commentator, Limbaugh understands the power of football." - Jason Whitlock

"If someone has failed, that is not a deficiency for me. I think that he has more motivation. I've seen many examples where someone was successful first and failed later and failed first and then succeeded. If they failed in an honest way, I don't see it as a deficiency." - Yossi Vardi

"In their greatest hour of need, the world failed the people of Rwanda." - Kofi Annan

"Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet the challenge of judicial activism." - Stockwell Day

"If I succeed in business but fail as a father, then I've failed." - Mark Wahlberg

"We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing." - Robert E Lee

"He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great." - Herman Melville



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