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A failure doesn't mean you are unworthy, nor does it preclude success on the next try.
The failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater, and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area, and especially to Spain.
The hippy movement was a failure. All hippies around now just represent complete apathy. There's a million good reasons why the thing failed, OK. But the only thing we've got to live with is that it failed.
I just felt that 'Golden Balls' was the right thing to do. I didn't care if people thought I was a failure.
Everybody keeps saying that India's a poor country. Yes, we have poverty. But I blame the government of India, the political establishment, for their failure to educate and therefore their failure to control the poverty.
You can't be afraid of failure and you can't be afraid of success, because either one gets in the way of your work.
Dave Van Ronk
What strikes me is that there's a very fine line between success and failure. Just one ingredient can make the difference.
Andrew Lloyd Webber
We go there with confidence, but we know there is a very fine line between success and failure in this game.
I think the fall in Eden was ultimately a failure to give thanks.
There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows.
Frederic William Farrar
I think everyone shares a fear of failure - that you're only as good as your most recent collection. That's definitely a fear, but it's a fear that fuels me, that makes me want to work harder, that makes me take on more challenges.
Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure.
I believe there's only one regulation in life that works: failure.
For market discipline to constrain risk effectively, financial institutions must be allowed to fail. Under optimal financial regulatory and financial system infrastructures, such a failure would not threaten the overall system.
Failure has been my best friend as a writer. It tests you, to see if you have what it takes to see it through.
I emphasize that virtually every engineering calculation is ultimately a failure calculation, because without a failure criterion against which to measure the calculated result, it is a meaningless number.
Every time I act on a fear, I feel disappointed in myself. I have a lot of fear. If I can quit all fear in my life and all guilt, then I tend to be much, much more living up to my standards. I've never seen a person fail if they didn't fear failure.
The success and the failure are not my concern, but His.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
Los Angeles was an impression of failure, of disappointment, of despair, and of oddly makeshift lives. This is California? I thought.
War is failure of diplomacy.
The rise of China as a new power is another great challenge for the US. Our failure to properly handle Germany and Japan earlier in the 20th century cost us and the world dearly. We must not make this same mistake with China.
Risk is to do something that 99 percent of the time would be a failure.
The vast majority of large scale change efforts fail. Which means that the probability that you have actually experienced a failure, and your people know that and are pessimistic, therefore, about trying something again, is very high.
John P. Kotter
Politicians are terrified of losing touch with folks back home but content to be clueless about government's failure to fix real problems.
I employ case studies of failure into my courses, emphasizing that they teach us much more than studies of success. It is not that success stories cannot serve as models of good design or as exemplars of creative engineering. They can do that, but they cannot teach us how close to failure they are.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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