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Failure and things of this sort - you can take it one of two ways. You can either let that hurt you and really affect the way that you live your life in the future, or you can use that as an opportunity for growth.
Questioning the nature and implications of liminal instances necessarily involves failure, if only in the specifically technical sense of entering spaces where prevailing criteria of success scarcely apply.
America's most dangerous diseases have developed an immunity to politics. We suffer not from a failure of political organization or power, but a failure of love.
Failure is inevitable; it happens all the time in a complex economy.
Due to the failure of politics, which has become a process of middle-management, art has become one of the last open spaces to question core beliefs and to design a viable future. Art becomes an open space where we can ask fundamental questions about ourselves.
At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.
Robert Farrar Capon
You cannot learn anything from success, you only learn from failure.
My big philosophy is: Try and work with good people, because the process is your life. That's going to be really, really hard. I'm glad I learned the lesson, 'Failure is OK.'
I don't know many people, if any, who have had some straight line toward success. I mean, they start here, they work hard, they've got what it takes, and they just go straight to the top over some number of years. Most people get a little failure.
We all deal with failure. If you're lucky to have a long career, it's part of the experience.
David Henry Hwang
I think somehow you need to get to a certain point in your life where the notion of failure is absurd.
The revolutions of my century, the 20th century - the Soviet revolution, or the Chinese, or the revolutions that were fomented in Latin America, such as in Cuba - failed for the most part, a failure which was completely clear by the end of the century.
The failure in Ohio to have adequate voting capacity for the people who were registered and eligible to vote was an absolute denial of their right to vote.
Carol Moseley Braun
I love language, and I love the failure of language.
The sentiments in Hawaii about Washington's failure of leadership are no different than the rest of the country.
Well, I think first of all there was a failure to have real, clear information at our disposal. There was a real lack of situational awareness. We didn't have the capabilities on the ground to give us real-time, accurate assessments of the physical condition of the city.
It was an interesting question as to whether the BBC had a future in the digital world, and what form of market failure could justify the licence fee system.
Nothing helps make a leader more approachable than admitting your struggles, screw-ups and behind-the-scenes thinking on hard calls. If the leader makes this a priority, the whole company will be more open and methodical learning from failure.
To me, all war is failure for humanity, though it often is a bounty for commerce.
Acting allows me the freedom to let go, to be in the moment, to be spontaneous. I no longer have the fear of losing, of failure.
Failure is not a crime. The crime is not trying.
Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure.
If you're a doctor or a lawyer or teacher, if you only get three things right out of 10, you're considered a failure.
The failure of Socialism since 1945 is that whilst encouraging us all, the creators of wealth, to produce less through strikes, it has caused us all to demand a higher level of our own product.
Catastrophes are often stimulated by the failure to feel the emergence of a domain, and so what cannot be felt in the imagination is experienced as embodied sensation in the catastrophe.
William Irwin Thompson
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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