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A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
We fail to see that we can control our destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be.
Orison Swett Marden
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success.
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail to succeed.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
If you cry 'forward', you must without fail make plain in what direction to go.
It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.
No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
A politics that is not sensitive to the concerns and circumstances of people's lives, a politics that does not speak to and include people, is an intellectually arrogant politics that deserves to fail.
Children are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults.
What would you do if you knew you could not fail?
Robert H. Schuller
Where words fail, music speaks.
Hans Christian Andersen
There's nothing as exciting as a comeback - seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.
George W. Bush
Where the senses fail us, reason must step in.
As you know from school, it's when you have not prepared for the test that you have the fear of failing. And if you have prepared, even if you fail, you've done your best.
Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over gain, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.
You can't be afraid to fail. It's the only way you succeed - you're not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that.
They never fail who die in a great cause.
So what is so strange about saying I want Barack Obama to fail if his mission is to reconstruct and reform this nation so that capitalism and individual liberty are not its foundation? I want the country to survive. I want the country to succeed.
The best subjects are always people, who never fail to amaze me by their unpredictability.
Ronnie James Dio
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn't have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail.
Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us, and only for those who were willing to fail are the dangers and splendors of life.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that's what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.
I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run.
James Russell Lowell
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Mary Tyler Moore
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