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He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are.
If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
No man fails who does his best.
Orison Swett Marden
War is what happens when language fails.
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
John Kenneth Galbraith
There are smart people on our side of the aisle who have known as early as I did who Obama was and should have been saying 'I hope this guy fails' right along with me. There should have been opposition to this guy all along.
Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need.
We don't want a president who fails at domestic and foreign policy.
The difference that a drama group or a cinema club can make to a small village or a town. It opens people up to ideas, potential about themselves that really, in a way, education often fails to. It's a way of drawing a community together.
'Winning' in Hollywood means not just power, money, and complimentary smoked-salmon pizza, but also that everyone around you fails just as you are peaking.
Insofar as the church fails to do the will of God, I am called upon to help it discover and to do the will of God; and I am called upon to help the government to do the same.
You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do.
Drilling in ANWR fails to lower energy prices today and sets no long term energy strategy for tomorrow.
Amusement is a way of boredom-avoidance through external stimulation that fails to exercise our minds. It's mere diversion.
The camera fails to capture the 'business' in show business! We typically will give 10 percent of our salary to the agent, 10 percent to the manager, and 5 percent to the lawyer, plus the publicist gets a flat fee, which needs to be budgeted for.
Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails to fulfill its obligations.
Martin L. Gross
I looked long and carefully at the picture of a stag painted by Landseer - the style was good, and the brush was handled with fine effect; but he fails in copying Nature, without which the best work will be a failure.
John James Audubon
Nothing fails like success; nothing is so defeated as yesterday's triumphant Cause.
Franklin Roosevelt said the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough to those who have too little. This reconciliation package fails that test as well.
Patrick J. Kennedy
Nothing fails like success.
If you're going to build a lean enterprise, you can test and measure how often the company ships iterations, how often it fails, how often it is putting things in front of people that don't work.
In the founders, I look for a person I feel is trustworthy, driven and smart. I invest in the person first, because in the event the business fails, the person and I can move forward and create another business.
Success is measured in months for me. When my health fails, it will fail quickly. Tumors grow on an exponential curve.
At 86, I can easily look back to the last eight decades. Though memory often fails me now, so many images of the past are still clearly polished, and I can yet recall not just an abiding sense of place, but the keen smells, the sensory responses to the events of that past.
F. Sionil Jose
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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