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No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
I'm always afraid of failing. I have to quiet that fear if I'm going to get up in the morning.
It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
If you can't compete fairly, honestly, effectively, no government should intervene. Now, some governments do. They prop up failing industries.
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.
I don't think any drug that can cause brain damage, failing kidneys, hardening arteries, pain, and suffering should be made available.
We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently... to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
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.
You grow up by making mistakes. I've made a ton of them, but as long as I keep on failing better, I don't mind.
The real question for me is, do people have the tools that they need in order to make those decisions well? And I think that it's actually really important that Facebook continually makes it easier and easier to make those decisions... If people feel like they don't have control over how they're sharing things, then we're failing them.
One of the darkest, deepest shames so many of us mothers feel nowadays is our fear that we are Bad Mothers, that we are failing our children and falling far short of our own ideals.
Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience.
Very few of the great leaders ever get through their careers without failing, sometimes dramatically.
I'm most scared of failing, of disappointing people.
Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall!
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
I think some parents now look at a youngster failing as the final thing. It's a process, and failure is part of the process. I would like it if the teacher and the parents would connect more. I think that used to be, but we're losing a little bit of that right now.
I am consumed with the fear of failing. Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true.
There's something to be said for failing. It's not the failure you feel, it's the failure that people project when something disappoints. You're back to ground zero, where there's no expectations, and that's where I like to be.
Baseball is a spirited race of man against man, reflex against reflex. A game of inches. Every skill is measured. Every heroic, every failing is seen and cheered, or booed. And then becomes a statistic.
My first show was called 'I Know I've Been Changed' in '92. I tried to do this show for years and years. It kept failing over and over and over again. Every time I went out to do the show, nobody showed up. I was like, 'What is this about?'
Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there - or failing to get there.
Sometimes when you start losing detail, whether it's in music or in life, something as small as failing to be polite, you start to lose substance.
I really do believe that if you don't challenge yourself and risk failing, that it's not interesting.
Permanent remorse about failing to do your human duty, in my opinion, can be worse than losing your life.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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