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It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
We will all fail in life, but nobody has to be a failure. Failing at a thing doesn't make you a failure. You are only a failure when you quit trying.
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.
In a way, a lot of my humor comes from presenting things that are dramatic or shocking and then people not having socially appropriate responses, having people denying the drama by failing to react to it, and that's a really classic form of humor.
Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her.
Pope Paul VI
I'm always afraid of failing. I have to quiet that fear if I'm going to get up in the morning.
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.
If you only think of me during Black History Month, I must be failing as an educator and as an astrophysicist.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
I don't think any drug that can cause brain damage, failing kidneys, hardening arteries, pain, and suffering should be made available.
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.
I'm most scared of failing, of disappointing people.
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.
I always thought the biggest failing of Americans was their lack of irony. They are very serious there! Naturally, there are exceptions... the Jewish, Italian, and Irish humor of the East Coast.
Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall!
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
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?'
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.
I remember failing my Princeton interview. My mom wanted me to apply because ever since I was a kid she had this dream that I would apply to Princeton, but it was just not happening.
I did not have a personal relationship with Jesus until I met my nanny, who helped me through a failing marriage and raising my two boys in a New York City apartment. She showed me by example what it was like to be able to talk to Jesus and bring all my cares and worries to Him. That was in 1990.
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.
I love faltering. I love, in a sense, coming up short. Because you learn nothing from success. You learn so much from failing.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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