Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Failure Being Good Quotes

RELATED QUOTES

"We are afraid of failure, of ridicule, of being rejected. We are afraid we're not good enough." - Rhonda Britten

"We are afraid of failure, of ridicule, of being rejected. We are afraid we"re not good enough." - Rhonda Britten

"was a classic case of a good idea being entrusted to Chris Patten and becoming a terrible failure." - Norman Tebbit

"Ambitious failure, magnificent failure, is a very good thing," - Guy Kawasaki

"Ambitious failure, magnificent failure, is a very good thing." - Guy Kawasaki

"He was, he would be the first to admit, a coward, an incompetent, and not even very good at being a failure." - Terry Pratchett

"[The poll tax] was a classic case of a good idea being entrusted to Chris Patten and becoming a terrible failure." - Norman Tebbit

"The failure-dichotomy principle: failure is good. Failure is not an option. Balance those in your brain." - Donny Deutsch

"The fundamental failure of most graphic, product, architectural and even urban design is its insistence on serving the God of Looking-Good rather than the God of Being-Good." - Richard Saul Wurman

"Failure is not getting beat. Failure is when you don't do a good job preparing." - Joe Paterno

"A good poem about failure is a success." - Philip Larkin

"Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble." - Shahrukh Khan

"I have a tendency to sabotage relationships; I have a tendency to sabotage everything. Fear of success, fear of failure, fear of being afraid. Useless, good-for-nothing thoughts." - Michael Buble

"I really believe that entrepreneurship is about being able to face failure, manage failure and succeed after failing." - Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

"Being good is good business" - Anita Roddick

"You can feel good about failure. Failure means you did something. You finished the story even if it wasn't what you'd hoped. Failure means you're learning. Growing. Doing." - Chuck Wendig

"Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure." - George Eliot

"Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure." - William Saroyan

"She's good, being gone." - William Shakespeare

"Good subjects must feel guilty. The guilt begins as a feeling of failure. The good autocrat provides many opportunities for failure in the populace." - Frank Herbert

"To be a flamboyant failure, that's better than being any kind of benign success" - Malcolm Mclaren

"Neither failure nor success has the power to change your inner state of Being." - Eckhart Tolle

"I do not approve of children being beaten. It is always a confession of failure." - Patricia Wentworth

"The greatest failure in life is being successful in the wrong assignment." - Myles Munroe

"Speciesism: A failure, in attitude or practice, to accord any nonhuman being equal consideration and respect" - Joan Dunayer

"DON'T FEAR FAILURE. Fear being successful at things that don't matter" - Tony Dungy

"You know that failure prelude to being the victim of what is criminally wrong." - Zig Ziglar

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

"Being a pathfinder is to be willing to risk failure and still go on." - Gail Sheehy

"I'm very comfortable with failure. I'm very comfortable being the guy who disappoints people." - Steven Soderbergh

"Run from being good. Chase being great." - Chip Kelly

"Good attitudes among players do not guarantee a team's success, but bad attitudes guarantee it's failure." - John C Maxwell

"Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching I've learned from making mistakes." - Rick Pitino

"Failure and setbacks and struggles are where all the good stuff happens." - Teri McKeever

"If your goals are ambitious and crazy enough, even failure will be a pretty good achievement." - Laszlo Bock

"Dwelling in failure won't change anything nor will it create a good outcome." - Yunho

"Good habits are the key to all success. Bad habits are the unlocked door to failure." - Og Mandino

"Political success is a good deal pleasanter than political failure, but it too brings its problems." - Margaret Thatcher

"any pursuit of happiness contrary to the common good is doomed to failure." - Alice Hegan Rice

"I cannot, in good conscience, allow money to be wasted on a failure." - Winston Groom

"Failure is good as long as it does not become a habit." - Michael Eisner

"Protecting yourself from failure is probably not a good way to live." - Marcy Dermansky

"Obscurity is a good thing. You can fail in obscurity. It removes the fear of failure." - Jason Fried

"I think you can have 10,000 explanations for failure, but no good explanation for success." - Paulo Coelho

"So many financial dreams are thwarted by the failure to act upon good intentions." - Suze Orman

"Dismiss thoughts of 'good, bad, right, wrong, success, failure' - be spontaneous." - Joshua L. Goldberg

"I wasn't afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure." - Anne Baxter

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

"However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes." - Rick Pitino

"Show me a good and gracious loser and I'll show you a failure." - Knute Rockne

"However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"Being a success at work is not worth it if it means being a failure at home." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Failure isn't failure if a lesson from it's learned. I guess love would not be love without a risk of being burned." - Garth Brooks

"I'm no good at being good." - Loretta Chase

"I constantly experience failure in that my work is never as good as I want it to be. So I live with failure." - Jeremy Irons

"Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing." - Denis Waitley

"Being a good human being is good business." - Paul Hawken

"Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know." - William Saroyan

"Objectively good spaces to work rarely end up being so; in their faultlessness, quiet and well-equipped studios have a habit of rendering the fear of failure overwhelming. Original thoughts are like shy animals. We sometimes have to look the other way - towards a busy street or terminal - before they run out of their burrows." - Alain De Botton

"I'm definitely happy with the way my career has gone, the success; but I even feel glad that I've experienced some failure in my life. That gives you perspective and humility about this business; it's good to realize that you're always just one movie away from not being in Vogue anymore." - Reese Witherspoon

"Do' let any emotional thought concerning success or failure, fame or gain, overtake you, and do' dwell upon them. Give up your personal shortcomings, such as foolish talk, distracting activities, and absentmindedness. Train in being totally gentle in all physical, verbal, or mental activities. Do' ponder the flaws of others; think instead of their good sides." - Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

"The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all. . . Fear is what blocks an artist. The fear of not being good enough. The fear of not finishing. The fear of failure and of success. The fear of beginning at all." - Julia Cameron

"We're built to deal with death, disease, failure, struggle, heartbreak, problems. It's what separates us from the animals and why we envy and love animals so much. We're aware of it all and have to process it. The way we each handle being human is where all the good stories, jokes, art, wisdom, revelations, and bullshit come from." - Marc Maron

"Don't let any emotional thought concerning success or failure, fame or gain, overtake you, and don't dwell upon them. Give up your personal shortcomings, such as foolish talk, distracting activities, and absentmindedness. Train in being totally gentle in all physical, verbal, or mental activities. Don't ponder the flaws of others; think instead of their good sides." - Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

"We"re built to deal with death, disease, failure, struggle, heartbreak, problems. It's what separates us from the animals and why we envy and love animals so much. We"re aware of it all and have to process it. The way we each handle being human is where all the good stories, jokes, art, wisdom, revelations, and bullshit come from." - Marc Maron

"The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all. . . Fear is what blocks an artist. The fear of not being good enough. The fear of not finishing. The fear of failure and of success. The fear of beginning at all." - Julia Cameron

"I have a couple of what I call "buttons" - fears or anxieties that when tweaked can cause me to be vulnerable. Fear of failure, not being good enough, and abandonment are my main buttons. However, they have diminished greatly over the years as I have really confronted those fears in order to work through them." - Nikki Deloach

"Being close ain't good enough." - Chris Paul

"Are we being good ancestors?" - Jonas Salk

"Being good enough never is." - Debbi Fields

"I'm good at being funny." - Tom Stoppard

"Being able to make a sincere apology - one that says, "Yes, I get it; I screwed up. Your feelings make sense, and I'm taking this seriously" - is at the heart of being successful in leadership, parenting, and friendship, as well as our own integrity and self-worth. And the failure to apologize? Even a good relationship will suffer quietly - because we really feel it when someone won't take responsibility for what they said, or didn't say." - Harriet Lerner

"Hillary Clinton lost because of who she is, because of her track record of failure, because there's no resume, there's no record of experience that she's good or qualified at anything. She cannot cite any achievements or accomplishments, other than traveling miles and being named after people she wasn't named after and being told to go join the dogs by somebody at the Marine Corps. She's exposed." - Rush Limbaugh

"We will sometimes have defeats in life but you can have defeats without being defeated, you could fail without being a failure. When you see failure and defeats as merely part of the process to get to when." - Maya Angelou

"Christianity is not about good people getting better. It is good news for bad people coping with their failure to be good." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Believe it or not, Christianity is not about good people getting better. If anything, it is good news for bad people coping with their failure to be good." - Tullian Tchividjian

"You have to fail, man, but you cannot allow failure to stop you from doing what you must do. Failing is just as good as succeeding in a lot of ways. It's how you react to it all. You can react to success the wrong way and be a total failure. Or you can react to losing with your whole heart, learn from it, and be a huge success. In stand-up, I've learned to know when I'm burning it up or when I'm being so-so. That's experience. I learn every single time I'm on a stage." - J B Smoove

"It really seems as if failure and hardship make more of a human being of folks than success." - Gene Stratton-Porter

"Sometimes, when we want something so badly, we fear failure more than we fear being without that thing." - Matthew J. Kirby

"Instead of being afraid of the challenge and failure, be afraid of avoiding the challenge and doing nothing" - Soichiro Honda

"And as we should all know by now, anytime you predict failure you have an excellent chance of being right." - Jeff Lindsay

"I like pressure. If I am not on the edge of failure, I'm not being sufficiently challenged." - Jewel

"Being young is greatly overestimated ... Any failure seems so total. Later on you realize you can have another go." - Mary Quant

"It implies a slight failure as a writer that you are reduced to being a ghostwriter for the money." - Robert Harris

"I think everyone shares a fear of failure-that you're only as good as your most recent collection." - Alexander Wang

"I truly believed that the cost of success for us shouldn't be the cost of failure for a good friend." - Jodi Picoult

"Fear of failure is what fuels me, keeps me on edge and sharp. I'm not as good when I'm comfortable." - Alex Rodriguez

"The one good thing about failure is that it makes you consider doing things a different way." - Marianne Williamson

"After the failure in '92, my goal was to be a good pole vaulter. I used that as motivation." - Dan Obrien

"I think you have to try and fail, because failure gets you closer to what you're good at." - Louis C K

"I do think that failure begets success sometimes, but it's often looked upon in Hollywood as not a good thing." - John Kapelos

"There is a difference between being a good man and being good at being a man." - Jack Donovan

"Loving yourself means being your own best friend, standing by yourself at all times, including times of failure; being there for yourself no matter what." - Anita Moorjani

"Being a failure at living your own life as best as you can is better than being a success living the life somebody else says you should live." - Julius Lester

"Those who succeed can't forgive a fellow for being a failure, and those who fail can't forgive him for being a success." - George Horace Lorimer

"It is this idea 'decency' should be attached to wealth -and 'indecency' to poverty - that forms the core of one strand of skeptical complaint against the modern status-ideal. Why should failure to make money be taken as a sign of an unconditionally flawed human being rather than of a fiasco in one particular area if the far larger, more multifaceted, project of leading a good life? Why should both wealth and poverty be read as the predominant guides to an individual's morals ?" - Alain De Botton

"Everyone is really afraid of getting out there and not being good. That's the challenge: To be afraid and know people are staring at you and know you might not do all that well, but you do it anyway. What singles out the successful athlete from the ones who never make it past a plateau, it that successful athletes risk failure, even though they are terrified." - Aimee Mullins

"Those who stop being better stop being good." - Oliver Cromwell

"Being good is easy, what is difficult is being just." - Victor Hugo

"He who stops being better stops being good." - Oliver Cromwell

"I'm more interested in being good than being famous." - Annie Leibovitz

"If being good isn't working - try being outrageous." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"There are hundreds who can stand failure to one who can stand success; the good loser is far more common than the good winner." - Franklin P. Adams

"The failure to cultivate virtue, the failure to examine and analyze what I have learned, the inability to move toward righteousness after being shown the way, the inability to correct my faults-these are the causes of my grief." - Confucius

"You get so afraid of failure and so afraid of losing and so afraid of not being the best that it's not a natural drive - it's born out of fear of failure. Which helps in Hollywood." - Gabrielle

"Studies by Medical Corps psychiatrists of combat fatigue cases... found that fear of killing, rather than fear of being killed, was the most common cause of battle failure, and that fear of failure ran a strong second." - Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall

"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

"Mediocrity is my biggest fear. I'm not afraid of total failure because I don't think that will happen. I'm not afraid of success because that beats the hell out of failure. It's being in the middle that scares me." - Robert Downey Jr

"Studies by Medical Corps psychiatrists of combat fatigue cases... found that fear of killing, rather than fear of being killed, was the most common cause of battle failure, and that fear of failure ran a strong second." - S.L.A. Marshall

"You get so afraid of failure and so afraid of losing and so afraid of not being the best that it's not a natural drive - it's born out of fear of failure. Which helps in Hollywood." - Gabrielle Union

"I've had many failures in terms of technological... business... and even research failures. I really believe that entrepreneurship is about being able to face failure, manage failure and succeed after failing." - Kiran Mazumdarshaw

"You'll never regret being a good friend." - Emily Giffin

"What's tough is being good every day." - Willie Mays

"I hate being good. -Mary Poppins" - P L Travers

"I'm not very good at being dull." - Steven Morrissey

"The liberal agenda: Being good to liberals" - George Will

"Being different is good; embrace it." - Simon Cowell

"Good habits are worth being fanatical about." - John Irving

"There's nothing good about being my age." - Judi Dench

"Being against evil doesn't make you good." - Ernest Hemingway

"Inspire yourself to be great. Being good isn't good enough." - Gurbaksh Chahal

"Being a writer is a good, good thing." - Shannon Hale

"Design means being good, not just looking good." - Clement Mok

"Being a good example teaches others to be good." - Aesop

"Failure hurts pretty bad. But when you got good people around you they remind you that failure is actually just a lesson. It's how not to walk so you don't fall again." - Pharrell Williams

"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

"War is an absolute failure of imagination, scientific and political. That a war can be represented as helping a people to 'feel good' about themselves, or their country, is a measure of that failure." - Adrienne Rich

"Well, the idea is that failure is an inevitable partner on the road to success and, if you're not willing to confront failure, you can never find out how good you are." - Peter Guber

"Failure instructs, failure improves. Failure shouldn't deter you." - Tucker Max

"If they weren't so dangerous and destructive, one could smile and pat the Modern Liberal on the head and tell him how cute he is and go on about the business of being an adult. But he is dangerous and destructive, with the True Believer's very purpose being the total destruction of everything that God and science-most obviously Western Civilization-has ever created. ...The Modern Liberal will invariably and, in fact, inevitably side with evil over good, wrong over right and the behaviors that lead to failure over those that lead to success." - Evan Sayet

"Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Fear of failure leads to failure." - Paulo Coelho

"Bitterness is a greater failure than failure." - James Richardson

"I didn't fear failure. I expected failure." - Amy Tan

"With the American failure came world failure." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Sometimes being a good mother gets in the way of being a good person." - Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

"The failure and the success both believe in their hearts that they have accurately balanced points of view, the success because he's succeeded, and the failure because he's failed. The successful man tells his son to profit by his father's good fortune, and the failure tells his son to profit by his father's mistakes." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"The terror of failure can make you feel like a failure. So a bunch of people think you're not very good at your thing. How much do you invest in what they say? How much do you care? Failure is not putting yourself on the line." - Dylan Moran

"I'm afraid of everything. Fear of being alone, fear of being hurt, fear of being made a fool of, fear of failure... Still, I think all my fears bleed from one big one..." - Tiffanie DeBartolo

"I'm afraid of everything. Fear of being alone, fear of being hurt, fear of being made a fool of, fear of failure... Still, I think all my fears bleed from one big one..." - Tiffanie DeBartolo

"To mind being disliked by a woman you don't desire and are not married to is yet another serious failure of common sense." - Wendell Berry

"Failure is authentic, and because it's authentic, it's real and genuine, and because of that, it's a pure state of being." - Doug Coupland

"Being Negative and Lazy is a disease that leads to pain, hardship, depression, poor health and failure. Be pro active, and give a damn to achieve success!" - Phil Heath

"In my view, the lost art of listening and ignoring the patient as a human being is a quintessential failure of our health care." - Bernard Lown

"Self-compassion-being supportive and kind to yourself, especially in the face of stress and failure-is associated with more motivation and better self-control." - Kelly McGonigal

"To mind being disliked by a woman you do' desire and are not married to is yet another serious failure of common sense." - Wendell Berry

"Even after the greatest defeats, the depressing thought of being a failure is best combated by taking stock of all your past achievements." - Hans Selye

"If you aren't experiencing failure, then you are making a far worse mistake: You are being driven by the desire to avoid it." - Edwin Catmull

"If something fails despite being carefully planned, carefully designed, and conscientiously executed, that failure often bespeaks underlying change and, with it, opportunity." - Peter Drucker



| NEXT PAGE



RELATED TOPICS

Alcohol Being Good, Being Born Good, Being Good, Being Good Enough, Failure Being Good, Being a Good Actor, Being a Good Audience, Being a Good Christian, Being a Good Director, Being a Good Example, Being a Good Father, Being a Good Friend, Being a Good Helper, Being a Good Husband, Being a Good Leader, Being a Good Manager, Being a Good Mother, Being a Good Parent, Being a Good Person, Being a Good Singer, Being a Good Wife, Being in Good Company, Accepting Failure, Afraid of Failure, Ambition and Failure, Business Failure, Career failure, Celebrating failure, Change being good,