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"I overcome failure by doing it again and trying not to make the same mistake." - Guy Burnet

"The vast majority of large scale change efforts fail. Which means that the probability that you have actually experienced a failure, and your people know that and are pessimistic, therefore, about trying something again, is very high." - John P Kotter

"Our task is to become our best selves. One of God's greatest gifts to us is the joy of trying again, for no failure ever need be final." - Thomas S Monson

"We are all wounded. But wounds are necessary for his healing light to enter into our beings. Without wounds and failure and frustrations and defeats, there will be no opening for his brilliance to tickle in and invade our lives. Failures in life are courses with very high tuition fees, so I don't cut classes and miss my lessons: on humility, on patience, on hope, on asking others for help, on listening to God, on trying again and again and again." - Bo Sanchez

"There is no failure except the failure of trying." - Elbert Hubbard

"Failure leaves open a door for us to try, and try again." - Robert M. Hensel

"No mistake or failure is as bad as to stop and not try again." - John Wanamaker

"When champions fail, they get back up and try again. They don't let failure discourage them." - Mary Ellen Clark

"Failure comes when we don't get back up and try again." - Jack White

"I'm never a failure, unless I quit trying, and neither are you." - Joyce Meyer

"It's not about failure; it's about trying something and risking something for attaining your goal" - Carol Alt

"Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure." - William J Clinton

"Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure." - Bill Clinton

"It's not about failure; it's about trying something and risking something for attaining your goal." - Carol Alt

"Success is seldom permanent, and failure is seldom fatal. The important thing is to keep trying." - Anna Olson

"With failure, you just try again." - Judd Nelson

"Trying is the first step toward failure." - Homer

"Trying is the first step to failure" - Homer

"The only failure is not trying." - Robin S. Sharma

"Trying is the first step towards failure." - Matt Groening

"What is to be got at to make the air sweet, the ground good under the feet, can only be got at by failure, trial, again and again and again failure." - Sherwood Anderson

"It takes time to be a good father. It takes effort - trying, failing, and trying again." - Tim Hansel

"There is a difference between failing and failure. Failing is trying something that you learn doesn't work. Failure is throwing in the towel and giving up." - Jay Samit

"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan

"You must ask for God's help. Even when you have done so, it may seem to you for a long time that no help, or less help than you need, is being given. Never mind. After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again. Very often what God first helps us towards is not the virtue itself but just this power of always trying again." - C S Lewis

"You must ask for God's help. After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Your destiny is not cancelled because of a mistake, because of a failure. Get back up and go again." - Joel Osteen

"There is dignity in suffering; nobility in pain; but failure is a salted wound, that burns and burns again!" - Woody Allen

"I don't believe in failure. I believe every setback is an opportunity to learn, regroup, get stronger, and try again." - Roselyn Sanchez

"The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again." - Ben Stiller

"There's no better guarantee of failure than convincing yourself that success is impossible, and therefore never even trying." - Max Tegmark

"There's no better guarantee of failure than convincing yourself that success is impossible, and therefore never even trying." - Max Tegmark

"Some of the same self-certified smart people, who preached about mushroom clouds and weapons of mass destruction, are once again trying to stampede us into war. They seem to think only with their guns. To those who want to shoot first and ask questions later in Iraq, I join in a firm 'No!' We've been there and done that, and America is still paying for their past failure." - Lloyd Doggett

"There is a distinction between failing and being a failure. Few things are learned in life without failing at least once. Did you learn to roller skate without falling a few times? Did you learn to ride a bike without losing your balance? Chances are you didn't. You may have wanted to do those things so intensely that you quickly put unsuccessful attempts behind you and kept trying. Soon you acquired the skill to do the thing you wanted. Even though in the process of learning you may have failed many times, you were not a failure. "Failing" simply became an open door to try again." - John Templeton

"It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining" - Lyndon B Johnson

"It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining..." - Lyndon B Johnson

"Failure is never a reason not to try again." - Martha Albrand

"Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently." - Henry Ford

"Failure is not the outcome - failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail." - Sara Blakely

"Failure is not the absence of success. Failure is the neglect of trying." - Myles Munroe

"There is no failure except in no longer trying." - Chris Bradford

"The greatest failure in life is to stop trying." - Napoleon Hill

"Trying is the internalization of the failure of omnipotence." - Brian O'Shaughnessy

"Failure to me became not trying versus not succeeding" - Sara Blakely

"The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying" - John C Maxwell

"Failure is not a crime. The crime is not trying." - Ron Dellums

"There is no failure except in no longer trying." - Elbert Hubbard

"Again Mariner and Butcher are trying to work the oracle on the near post" - Martin Tyler

"He has been trying to sing Love into existence again And he has failed" - Margaret Atwood

"My brother and I are always trying to figure out a way to work again together." - Beau Bridges

"You've got to try and do your best, and the failure is what's funny. But you can't be aware of the failure, you've just got to keep trying to do your best." - Bret Mckenzie

"After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again. Very often what God first helps us toward is not the virtue itself but just this power of always trying again. For however important chastity (or courage, or truthfulness, or any other virtue) may be, this process trains us in habits of the soul which are more important still. It cures our illusions about ourselves and teaches us to depend on God. We learn, on the one hand, that we cannot trust ourselves even in our best moments, and, on the other, that we need not despair even in our worst, for our failures are forgiven." - C S Lewis

"Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread." - Dirk Benedict

"My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world." - Wynonna Judd

"Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again." - W Clement Stone

"Instead of failure being the outcome, failure became not trying. And it forced me at a young age to want to push myself so much further out of my comfort zone." - Sara Blakely

"I don't take success and failure seriously. The only thing I do seriously is march forward. If I fall, I get up and march again." - Kareena Kapoor

"You can't be afraid to get back up and try again, and you really can't do that unless you acknowledge the failure." - Chris Bosh

"I don't take success and failure seriously. The only thing I do seriously is march forward. If I fall, I get up and march again." - Kareena Kapoor Khan

"To keep on trying in spite of disappointment and failure is the only way to keep young and brave. Failures become victories if they make us wise-hearted." - Helen Keller

"It's good to fail now and again - you learn a lot more out of failure than you do out of success." - Ian Hunter

"If you don't succeed at first, there's no need for the F word (Failure). Pick yourself up and try, try again." - Richard Branson

"You forgive yourself for every failure because you are trying to do the right thing. God knows that and you know it. Nobody else may know it." - Maya Angelou

"Often, failure is success trying to be born in a bigger way, and persistence helps you to experience that greater result." - Catherine Ponder

"If the argument is that failure helps you succeed, well, so does success and it's quicker. This suggests at least one reason for trying to succeed." - Norman Geras

"A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying." - John Burroughs

"Supposing you have tried and failed again and again. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down." - Mary Pickford

"The usual way - through a long series of rejections, revising my manuscripts, and kept trying again and again. Finally I was fortunate enough to find a good agent." - Danielle Steel

"In my early days, fashion was considered a very high risk industry. The failure rate is very high. Trying to get capital and trying to find people who specialize in that industry is very difficult too." - Joe Mimran

"Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding" - Burt Rutan

"Learning is about failure and recovery from failure." - Roger Schank

"Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding." - Burt Rutan

"I'm constantly trying to find something that's different from me, whereas some actors do the same thing, again and again. That's not for me." - Aaron Taylor-Johnson

"I'm constantly trying to find something that's different from me, whereas some actors do the same thing, again and again. That's not for me." - Aaron Johnson

"Alas, why will a man spend months trying to hand over his liberty to a woman-and the rest of his life trying to get it back again?" - Helen Rowland

"One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again." - Henry Ford

"There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction." - Oprah Winfrey

"We are not a failure just because we fail at something. Nobody is a failure unless they quit trying!" - Joyce Meyer

"Artemis felt like he was six again and caught hacking the school computers trying to make the test questions harder" - Eoin Colfer

"It's just not working. One nation trying to destroy another, one race trying to destroy another, one religion trying to destroy another - It's the same old story over and over again." - Frederick Lenz

"If you try anything, if you try to lose weight, or to improve yourself, or to love, or to make the world a better place, you have already achieved something wonderful, before you even begin. Forget failure. If things don't work out the way you want, hold your head up high and be proud. And try again. And again. And again!" - Sarah Dessen

"All of us have failed to match our dream of perfection. I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible. If I could write all my work again, I'm convinced I could do it better. This is the healthiest condition for an artist. That's why he keeps working, trying again: he believes each time that this time he will do it, bring it off. Of course he won't." - William Faulkner

"An entrepreneur is born with the mentality to take risks, though there are several important characteristics: courage, faith in yourself, and above all, even when you fail, to learn from failure and get up and try again." - Sheldon Adelson

"Every failure teaches a man something, to wit, that he will probably fail again." - H L Mencken

"Finally, my biggest failure of 2014: Once again not securing the ? disclosure of the UFO files." - John Podesta

"Making a mistake is falling down; failure is not getting up again." - Helen Keller

"Finally, my biggest failure of 2014: Once again not securing the disclosure of the UFO files." - John Podesta

"Failure is not falling down, it is not getting up again" - Mary Pickford

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." - Henry Ford

"If you're not a born-again Christian, you're a failure as a human being." - Jerry Falwell

"I had to succeed. Failure means I would have to be homeless again." - Elie Tahari

"Those who hope to avoid all failure and misfortune are trying to live in a fairyland; wise people realistically accept failures as a part of life and build philosophies to meet them and make the best of them." - Wilferd Peterson

"Every failure is just another step closer to a win. Never stop trying." - Robert M. Hensel

"Failure I can live with. Not trying is what I can't handle!" - Sanya Richards-Ross

"I'm scared of failure all the time. But not scared enough to stop trying." - Ronda Rousey

"The tiny cost of failure...is dwarfed by the huge cost of not trying." - Seth Godin

"Failure is acceptable. but not trying is a whole different ball park." - Michael Jordan

"Failure concentrates the mind wonderfully. If you don't make mistakes, you're not trying hard enough." - Jasper Fforde

"There is no such thing as a failure who keeps trying." - John Popper

"Don't be afraid of failure, be afraid of not trying in the first place." - Marie Forleo

"As long as you are trying your very best, there can be no question of failure." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan

"The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success." - Michael Korda

"We've got to get rid of the fear of failure in this country. In America, people start things, fail and shake themselves down and start things again. The animal spirit of capitalism is stronger there." - Rupert Murdoch

"As I said there is nothing wrong with failing. Pick yourself up and try it again. You never are going to know how good you really are until you go out and face failure." - Henry Kravis

"During our lives...we experience so many setbacks, and fight such a hand-to-hand battle with failure, head down in the rain, just trying to stay upright and to have a little hope." - Lance Armstrong

"You're always just trying to create opportunities and be ready when those opportunities present themselves. I can't look at anybody and think 'I want to be Damian Lewis' - I'd be setting myself up for failure." - Diego Klattenhoff

"If you ever want to get a sense of your own personal failure, look at yourself trying to get across a point that nobody is listening to and the situation gets worse and worse." - Robert Reich

"When Marconi suggested the possibility of wireless transmission of sound (the radio),he was committed to a mental institution. But people like Lincoln, Edison, and Marconi were strongly motivated. So they didn't give up. They somehow knew that the only real failure is the one from which we learn nothing. They seemed to go on the assumption that there is no failure greater than the failure of not trying, and so they continued to try in the face of repeated failures." - John Powell

"If you want peace, you've got to deal with people; you don't just deal with objects. And whether they take it as a responsibility or not, the success or failure in Kosovo is going to be the success or failure of building, first, economic hope, and then trying to heal the damage that's been done." - James Wolfensohn

"You learn nothing form your successes except to think too much of yourself. It is from failure that all growth comes, provided you can recognize it, admit it, learn from it, rise above it, and then try again." - Dee Hock

"but a sanguine temper, though for ever expecting more good than occurs, does not always pay for its hopes by any proportionate depression. it soon flies over the present failure, and begins to hope again." - Jane Austen

"Be Bold. It's just canvas, just paint. If it doesn't work for you, paint over it and start again. Don't be afraid that you are wasting supplies. Every failure teaches something, if only what not to do." - Tiko Kerr

"The world will very soon be divided, unless I am mistaken, into those who still go on explaining our success, and those somewhat more intelligent who are trying to explain our failure." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Don't be afraid to fail. Don't waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It's OK to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing." - H. Stanley Judd

"Don't squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving away your life to the ignorant, the common, and the vulgar" - Oscar Wilde

"Disasters are funny to me. As a comedian you learn from failure, so I'm always trying to put myself in a situation that does not seem ideal for my comedy and see how it works." - Anthony Jeselnik

"To give up too easily leads to regret, yet trying and then failing can lead us to second chances if we do not accept it as a failure, but a chance to learn." - Karen White

"A lot of people plan for failure, but they don't plan for success, and that's a big problem, especially in the TV world 'cause you're trying to find out what your show is." - J.H. Wyman

"I was brought up to believe that there is no such thing as failure as long as I'm trying my best. So I've had a 'blood, guts and glory' approach through my whole life." - Ali Larter

"The biggest problem in my life is trying to be the kind of man that I want to be, the father that I want to be, and how to process the failure of my marriage." - Ethan Hawke

"I can afford to take a risk in my life. Only the insecure cannot afford to risk failure. The secure can be honest about themselves. They can admit failure. They are able to seek help and try again. They can change" - John C Maxwell

"I learned failure early and mastered it." - Gregory Maguire

"Failure isn't fatal, and success isn't final." - Don Shula

"Talent comes from experience and failure" - Richard Branson

"Failure builds muscle, determination, and dreams." - Michael Jordan

"Success takes communication, collaboration and, sometimes, failure." - Jessica Alba

"Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." - Mike Ditka

"Success and failure are terrible traps." - Frederick Lenz

"Poverty leads to hardship and failure." - Irwin Redlener

"I believe only in art and failure." - Jane Rule

"Success and failure are equally disastrous." - Tennessee Williams

"Success and failure are equally surprising." - Daryl Hall

"Embrace failure. Never never quit. Get very comfortable with that uneasy feeling of going against the grain and trying something new. It will constantly take you places you never thought you could go. This has been my mantra for years. I always remember I won't do things right on the first try. So failure is mandatory for success!" - Terry Crews

"A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose." - Elbert Hubbard

"It has been said that genius is only the power of making continuous effort. The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it. We are told that there is no failure, except in no longer trying - no defeat, except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own weakness of purpose." - Kate Smith

"Failure is always present as an actor. I make my living by taking chances. If I'm not risking something, then I'm not doing my job, so I'm constantly failing. In fact, I'm trying to fail bigger. I try to focus on the positive, the moment, and try to realize where I'm at in an attempt to understand the failure." - Damon Runyon

"I failed the LSAT. Basically, if I had not failed, I'd have been a lawyer and there would be no Spanx. I think failure is nothing more than life's way of nudging you that you are off course. My attitude to failure is not attached to outcome, but in not trying. It is liberating." - Sara Blakely

"I think those of us who use language are always trying for this, trying to keep everything from floating away by trying to write about it despite failure." - Martha Ronk

"Over and over again, I'm trying to express or communicate these big and small struggles to the world, and really to myself." - Mike Mills

"It was too much. The comfortable people made comfortable jokes about weather and things but I sat mostly silent saying a word or so when necessary a word or so trying to hide from them the fact that I was a fool and feeling terrible And I was numb, numb again, numb again again and again, numbness and pain swelling in me." - Charles Bukowski

"The value of experimentation is not the trying. It's the trying again after the experiment fails." - Simon Sinek

"I don't copy recipes without trying them out. I don't reprint without trying them again." - Elizabeth David

"I've seen time and time again the way that the process of trying to say something dignifies and improves a person." - George Saunders

"I'm reading and trying to find a television show that I really like, so I can start really working again and gain some momentum." - Shannyn Sossamon

"I have learned that trying again is important and decisivness is good. I have learned that silence hurts. I have learned about starting over and releasing pride." - Sabrina Ward Harrison

"I find the roller-coaster ride of auditioning most challenging. It's always about putting yourself out there, being rejected, and then getting back out there and trying again." - Jenn Proske

"I think most writers can't really think about their work without a kind of revulsion. And I think that's probably why we keep going back and trying again, trying to do better each time." - Paul Auster

"When I was growing up, my dad would encourage my brother and I to fail. We would be sitting at the dinner table and he would ask, 'So what did you guys fail at this week?' If we didn't have something to contribute, he would be disappointed. When I did fail at something, he'd high-five me. What I didn't realize at the time was that he was completely reframing my definition of failure at a young age. To me, failure means not trying; failure isn't the outcome. If I have to look at myself in the mirror and say, 'I didn't try that because I was scared,' that is failure." - Sara Blakely

"Prepare, and be forewarned in time. If thou hast tried and failed, O dauntless fighter, yet lose not courage: fight on, and to the charge return again and yet again... Remember, thou that fightest for man's liberation, each failure is success, and each sincere attempt wins its rewards in time." - H. P. Blavatsky



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