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The earth is bountiful, and where her bounty fails, nitrogen drawn from the air will refertilize her womb. I developed a process for this purpose in 1900. It was perfected fourteen years later under the stress of war by German chemists.
When a plan or strategy fails, people are tempted to assume it was the wrong vision. Plans and strategies can always be changed and improved. But vision doesn't change. Visions are simply refined with time.
The 20th century taught us how far unbridled evil can and will go when the world fails to confront it. It is time that we heed the lessons of the 20th century and stand up to these murderers. It is time that we end genocide in the 21st century.
We aren't upset when Paramount makes a $200 million movie that flops, but if a charity experiments with a $5 million fundraising event that fails, we call in the attorneys. So charities are petrified of trying bold new revenue-generating endeavors and can't develop the powerful learning curves the for-profit sector can.
You know why there's a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one.
The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.
If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all.
When an attacker fails with one person, they often go to another person. The key is to report the attack to other departments. Workers should know to act like they are going along with what the hacker wants and take copious notes so the company will know what the hacker is trying to find.
High-level, big-deal publicity has a way of getting old for me, but what never fails to thrill me is when I make personal appearances.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.
There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character.
P. J. O'Rourke
As international support for Obama's decision to attack Syria has collapsed, along with the credibility of government claims, the administration has fallen back on a standard pretext for war crimes when all else fails: the credibility of the threats of the self-designated policeman of the world.
There is no error so monstrous that it fails to find defenders among the ablest men.
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
When language fails, violence becomes a language; I never had that feeling.
We will fail God, we will fail our family, and our family might fail us at times, but God never fails us.
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point.
One fails forward toward success.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
Liberals get credit for good intentions, and that's about it, because everything they do fails.
It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities, it's an irresponsible government that fails to choose.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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