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Some teachers feel that if they ask for emotional help, they're a failure. But teaching is a team sport.
Fear comes in two packages fear of failure, and sometimes, fear of success.
Risk is to do something that 99 percent of the time would be a failure.
As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.
Albert J. Nock
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.
Don't take too much comfort in the fact that you're successful today because tomorrow could bring failure. There's no surety in life.
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.
I believe there's only one regulation in life that works: failure.
The more control you have over your life, the more responsible you feel for your own success - or failure.
Arthur C. Brooks
But whatever my failure, I have this thing to remember - that I was a pioneer in my profession, just as my grandfathers were in theirs, in that I was the first man in this section to earn his living as a writer.
Robert E. Howard
There's a spectrum of those moments of connection and the moments we fail to connect, going from super-large successes to failures. Success would be love, I guess, and failure could still be love, but the bad side; and loss.
I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed.
Poverty leads to hardship and failure.
Politicians are terrified of losing touch with folks back home but content to be clueless about government's failure to fix real problems.
Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility.
Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death.
The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
Colin R. Davis
Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
James Mark Baldwin
If you think my career has been a failure because I have never won a national title, you have another thing coming.
Ignorance is the failure to discriminate between the permanent and the impermanent, the pure and the impure, bliss and suffering, the Self and the non-Self.
It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense.
For me, the path of failure exceeded by far the joys of success. My plight was hopeless.
We have actually experienced in recent months a dramatic demonstration of an unprecedented intelligence failure, perhaps the most significant intelligence failure in the history of the United States.
Why do we capital-N Nerds love Mars so much? Because it's beautiful, it's tough, it's buried in our mythic, childhood memories. It's covered with human triumphs but also with sad stories of failure.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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