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The future of Conservatism lies in our beliefs and values, not by throwing them away. We need to shed associations that bind us to past failures, but hold faith with those things that make us Conservatives.
Iain Duncan Smith
A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason.
I've had a lot of success; I've had failures, so I learn from the failure.
Our Founding Fathers crafted a constitutional Republic for the first time in the history of the world because they were shaping a form of government that would not have the failures of a democracy in it, but had the representation of democracy in it.
Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due to aspects of the social utility paradox, but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought.
Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art.
Sometimes you're not even sure which of your stories were failures. There are things I've written that I thought were complete catastrophes when I finished with them that have gone on to generate some of my most positive feedback.
I've never held myself up particularly high when I had movies that worked, and I never held myself all that low when I had failures.
The most basic obligation we have to our veterans is that we keep the promises that were made to them. That is what makes the recent failures of the Veterans Administration so shameful.
Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
I get asked, 'How can you have such failures in your films?' Well, what else is life about? There's some sense of constant failure in something. Humor gives you a distance from it.
The deepest failures any fiction writer is likely to have are failures of not quite comprehending the truth of the story that he or she is telling.
Abandoning the project was incredibly stressful after having gone through the process of building the room, installing the kiln, collecting the stones, sitting with the kiln day and night as it came to temperature, experiencing the failures.
We're born with success. It is only others who point out our failures, and what they attribute to us as failure.
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
The defense of our democracy against the forces that threaten it from without has made some of its failures to function at home glaringly apparent.
You learn just as much from your failures. Sometimes you love your failures even more.
Famous pivot stories are often failures but you don't need to fail before you pivot. All a pivot is is a change is strategy without a change in vision. Whenever entrepreneurs see a new way to achieve their vision - a way to be more successful - they have to remain nimble enough to take it.
None of us is guaranteed against failure or corruption of any kind; witness what's going on in the world in this moment, the follies of human nature and the failures of human nature.
Well first of all it's a business and it's a tough business, and you have to have the strength to survive all the set backs all the failures that make this a mean business, that's getting meaner and meaner every year in my opinion.
What helped me most were my failures and slumps - when I couldn't get work, people weren't interested in me or had written me off.
I hate how box-office failures are blamed on an actress, yet I don't see a box-office failure blamed on men.
Well, I was lucky enough to be involved in about 19 failures at an early age, so I'm realistic about the success I'm having and how quickly it can go away. What's important is to be smart about it.
First of all we have to recognize that despite all the problems - and in some cases failures - that this regime has been much more successful, much more resilient, than people had anticipated.
When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures.
He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts.
Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction.
Charles J. Givens
The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.
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