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I don't need to be looking at every failure of government, I need to be looking where failure of government needs reform.
Is anarchism possible? The failure of attempts to attain freedom does not mean the cause is lost.
This is how I started: My mom was crazy for antique shops and junk shops, and my sister and I would play this game where, if we were driving with my parents and saw a junk shop or an antique shop, we'd scream at the top of our lungs. My poor father would have heart failure and screech to a halt, and we'd leap out and go and explore.
My work ethic came from my parents and my fear of failure. I came from a small, predominantly black school and I didn't want to let them down.
Yes - I am usually overweight. I have had to be interested in diet because of being diabetic for 30 years and having kidney failure.
I am far more comfortable with failure than I ever will be with success.
Failure? Scared to death of it.
Beside every great success are the seeds of enormous failure. In every failure, there's the opportunity seeds of great success. They're not miles apart. So if they're that close together, and if you're really working, you're always gonna have that likelihood that something's not going to work.
The Conservatives are a confusing lot. They first denied climate change was a serious issue and then suggested strengthening the nuclear industry as a solution to it. They oppose the European Union, but support joining North American Free Trade Agreement, despite its obvious failure.
I wish I had been more prepared, both for success and for failure, when I was younger.
I'm finding that success is way more time-consuming than failure ever was.
A Failure in this Duty did once involve our Nation in all the Horrors of Rebellion and Civil War.
The failure of Lehman may have allowed the government to do more to prop up the economy than it otherwise could.
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Success breeds success, and failure leads to a sort of fallow period.
I think one of the biggest political failures, and the biggest social failures, over the past few years has been the failure of empathy; not being able to look at the other person down the street.
Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure.
Well, the idea is that failure is an inevitable partner on the road to success and, if you're not willing to confront failure, you can never find out how good you are.
My biggest failure is 'Metal Gear.' It's my biggest failure and my biggest success.
Engineering is achieving function while avoiding failure.
The sentiments in Hawaii about Washington's failure of leadership are no different than the rest of the country.
Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance.
I love failure. It's stuff that I'm thinking about all the time in my life, so it would make sense to me anyway to write about it.
Loudon Wainwright III
Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure.
America thinks of itself as a meritocracy, so people have more respect for success and more contempt for failure.
The failure of the United Nations - My failure is maybe, in retrospective, that I was not enough aggressive with the members of the Security Council.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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