failure


Random quote of the day:

“Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.”

—Oscar Wilde, “Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young,” The Chameleon, December 1894

 

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Random quote of the day:

“Half the fear of failure is of the judgement of false friends we feel compelled to impress but don’t like.”

—Alain de Botton, Twitter, 9/13/11”

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Random quote of the day:

“Many times people get tied to the disappointment of what failed rather than focusing on the success that awaits them in the next opportunity.”

—Scott Hamilton, The Great Eight

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Random quote of the day:

“We should accomplish nothing in this world if we were not guided by wrong ideas.”

—Bernard Le Bovier Fontenelle, as quoted by Albert Camus, The Notebooks, 1942-1951 (tr. Justin O’Brien)

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Random quote of the day:

“To divide men into the successful and the unsuccessful is to look at human nature from a narrow, preconceived point of view….One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.”

—Anton Chekhov, letter to A. S. Suvorin, November 1888
(tr. Constance Garnett)

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Random quote of the day:

 

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.”

—J. K. Rowling, 2008 Harvard commencement speech

 

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Random quote of the day:

 

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”

—George Edward Woodberry, Wendell Phillips: The Faith of an American

 

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