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He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
All the revision in the world will not save a bad first draft: for the architecture of the thing comes, or fails to come, in the first conception, and revision only affects the detail and ornament, alas!
T. E. Lawrence
It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities, it's an irresponsible government that fails to choose.
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.
Thus it is ever in life. The aims we once pursued no longer satisfy us; we aim, we strive, we aspire, until sight fails, and mind and body find rest in the grave.
Some argue that now isn't the time to push the green agenda - that all efforts should be on preventing a serious recession. That is a false choice. It fails to recognise that climate change and our carbon reliance is part of problem - high fuel prices and food shortages due to poor crop yields compound today's financial difficulties.
Sometimes even on an hourly basis we need to keep praying and keep our peace in God and remind ourselves on the promises of God that never fails.
Sometimes it works, sometimes it fails, but that's what we face when we're dealing with improvisation.
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.
Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, and try another. But by all means, try something.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
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.
One fails forward toward success.
We will fail God, we will fail our family, and our family might fail us at times, but God never fails us.
Liberals get credit for good intentions, and that's about it, because everything they do fails.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point.
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.
I know why most people never get rich. They put the money ahead of the job. If you just think of the job, the money will automatically follow. This never fails.
It is the artist's business to create sunshine when the sun fails.
If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all.
Pearl S. Buck
The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.
Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
John F. Kennedy
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