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Failed Quotes


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

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

"Loneliness is failed solitude." - Sherry Turkle

"Photographers are failed painters." - Paul Theroux

"Environmentalism has failed." - David Suzuki

"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

"Most cartoonists are failed actors." - Milton Caniff

"Design cannot rescue failed content." - Edward Tufte

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

"Communism has failed; capitalism has failed; common sense has failed; now has to fail stupidity." - William C. Brown

"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

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

"The death penalty experiment has failed." - Harry A Blackmun

"Poets are band leaders who have failed." - Ayi Kwei Armah

"I failed my way to success." - Thomas A Edison

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

"Science has failed our mother Earth." - Serj Tankian

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

"I'm a failed newspaper man myself." - Ernie Harwell

"I've failed way more than I've succeeded." - Daymond John

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

"Much contemporary verse reads like failed short-short stories rather than failed poetry." - Alice Fulton

"Marxism has not only failed to promote human freedom, it has failed to produce food." - John Dos Passos

"I failed, I failed, and that is about all that can be said about it." - Abraham Lincoln

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

"The free enterprise system has not failed; the financial system has failed." - Tony Blair

"I'm a semi-failed writer, but I'm a capital-F Failed musician." - Joshua Mohr

"The euro is a failed currency, a wrong currency, a failed experiment." - Matteo Salvini

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

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

"When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed." - Marva Collins

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

"Failed the bright promise of your early day?" - Bill Vaughan

"If you haven't failed, you're not trying hard enough." - Jennifer Crusie

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

"Compensatory education has been tried and it apparently has failed" - Arthur Jensen

"If you haven't failed, you haven't tried very hard...." - Shirley Hufstedler

"I certainly think the free-market has failed." - Hillary Clinton

"If you must masturbate, you have already failed" - Josh Becker

"I never failed. It just didn't work 10,000 times." - Thomas A Edison

"Social Security mess is another failed progressive policy." - Jim Demint

"No one has failed who keeps trying and keeps praying." - Jeffrey R. Holland

"If you haven't failed yet, you haven't tried anything." - Reshma Saujani

"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

"My life failed on the very day I was born." - Robert Bly

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

"All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection." - William Faulkner

"Never having failed, I could not picture what failure meant." - Nellie Bly

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

"I think fiction is about small ambition, small failed ambition." - Ethan Canin

"You can't measure success if you have never failed." - Steffi Graf

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

"If your vision dies with you, you failed." - Myles Munroe

"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

"One failed experiment is one step closer to Success" - Denzel Washington

"Vote for war allowed war only after all else failed." - Joe Biden

"A careful first draft is a failed first draft" - Patricia Hampl

"For every citizen that was robbed, I had failed." - Babatunde Fashola

"I originally wanted to be F. Scott Fitzgerald, but failed." - Whit Stillman

"A failed personal experience is just fear and anxiety." - Bethenny Frankel

"My main income came from failed movie and TV options." - W P Kinsella

"If you have never failed you have never lived." - Abraham Lincoln

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

"Failed the bright promise of your early day?" - Reginald Heber

"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

"American culture at large has failed working mothers." - Emily Matchar

"You have not failed until you quit trying." - Gordon B Hinckley

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

"My past is everything I failed to be." - Fernando Pessoa

"I failed to communicate, that's why I chose to leave" - Bob Dylan

"Many reality shows have failed because everyone's acting." - Nigel Barker

"I failed music when I was a teenager." - Buzz Aldrin

"At this high moment, ability failed my capacity to describe." - Dante Alighieri

"When Netscape failed, it didn't mean the Internet was over." - Lynn Jurich

"If art doesn't move people, then art has failed." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"She blinded me with science and failed me in geometry." - Thomas Dolby

"Feminism hasn't failed, it's just never been tried." - Hilary Mantel

"Yes, I have 'failed' at marriage - a lot." - Tracy Mcmillan

"I failed at the biggest things there are in life. I failed in my health, I failed in my marriage, I failed in everything, and I've picked myself up and gone on." - Sharon Stone

"Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers." - T S Eliot

"There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage." - Alexander Theroux

"I have an enormous sense of having failed in life." - Jonathan Kozol

"When I started out I was a failed actor." - David Mamet

"If you're not polarizing, you failed, in my opinion." - Miranda Lambert

"A failed Iraq would make America less secure." - George W Bush

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

"War is always a failure. It means we've failed in diplomacy and we've failed in talking to one another." - Martin Firrell

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

"Let us face it, the U.N. has failed. It has failed in its mission to promote world peace." - Ginny Brown-Waite

"I'll have you know that I am not a failed Third Division footballer. I am a failed Second Division footballer." - Eamon Dunphy

"Let us face it, the U.N. has failed. It has failed in its mission to promote world peace." - Ginny B. Waite

"They have had three years to get a resolution and they failed. Both of these guys have failed." - Marcel Dionne

"The fact is, Bush's war policy has failed. It's failed! Who better to say so than Jack Murtha?" - Rahm Emanuel

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

"The Kyoto treaty has failed, and it's failed even in Europe, which has had cap and tax since 2005." - Jim Sensenbrenner

"Let us face it, the U.N. has failed. It has failed in its mission to promote world peace." - Ginny Brownwaite

"This [Barack Obama] administration has failed America's inner cities. Remember, it has failed America's inner cities. It's failed them on education. It's failed them on jobs. It's failed them on crime. It's failed them in every way and on every single level. When I am president, I will work to ensure that all of our kids are treated equally and protected equally." - Donald Trump

"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

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

"All happy companies are different: each one earns a monopoly by solving a unique problem. All failed companies are the same: they failed to escape competition." - Peter Thiel

"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

"More times than not, it's a failed endeavor. You will fail more times than you succeed. But I think you need those failed endeavors." - Ben Gibbard

"I didn't quit football because I failed a drug test, I failed a test because I was ready to quite football." - Tom Arnold

"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

"In our public life, California is on the verge of being a failed state, and no state has failed in the history of this country." - Kevin Starr

"The era of strategic patience with the North Korean regime has failed. Many years, and it's failed. And, frankly, that patience is over." - Donald Trump

"Entrepreneurs are the seekers of solutions, and that they will go into these places where both market and traditional aid has failed or traditional charity has failed." - Jacqueline Novogratz

"Hillary Clinton failed on the economy, just like she`s failed on foreign policy. Everything she touched didn`t work out. Nothing." - Donald Trump

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

"The world hath failed to impart the joy our youth forebodes; failed to fill up the void which in our breasts we bear." - Matthew Arnold

"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

"The very first company I started failed with a great bang. The second one failed a little bit less, but still failed. The third one, you know, proper failed, but it was kind of okay. I recovered quickly. Number four almost didn't fail. It still didn't really feel great, but it did okay. Number five was PayPal." - Max Levchin

"I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down." - Al Neuharth

"Old men declare war because they have failed to solve complex political and economic problems." - Art Hoppe

"I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process." - Thomas A Edison

"When everything else failed, we can still become immortal by making an enormous blunder..." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Never give a man up until he has failed at something he likes." - Lewis E. Lawes

"(The) chain of command has failed over the years, obviously, for a lot of reasons." - Chuck Hagel

"All attempts to adapt our ethical code to our situation in the technological age have failed." - Max Born

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

"Good people in the West have often failed to distinguish between Islam and Islamism ..." - Phyllis Chesler

"Seems to me God made a big mistake when He failed to put handles on watermelons." - Karen Cushman

"Scriptures were just words on a page and my prayers failed to lift..." - Lynn Austin

"Ask any mechanic; instructions were the things you read when all else failed." - Barbara Seranella

"If customers say you're just 'all right', you've not done enough, you've failed to delight." - Ron Kaufman

"Nearly every major breakthrough innovation has been preceded by a string of failed or misguided executions." - Frans Johansson

"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

"The only way you would have failed," she said, "is if you had." - Cassandra Clare

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

"God's unspotted faithfulness never failed any soul that durst trust himself in its arms." - John Flavel

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

"Jesus always pointed people towards a better version of themselves - particularly when they'd failed." - Bob Goff

"We'd failed, maybe, but some mysteries aren't meant to be solved." - John Green

"one sank into the ancient sin of anomie when challenges failed." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand." - George A Moore

"The most successful people on the planet have failed more than ordinary ones." - Robin S. Sharma

"No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive." - Thorstein Veblen



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