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He's no failure. He's not dead yet.

No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.
Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.
Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.
Failure is an event, never a person.
If all this happened to you what paradigm might you develop? How might that paradigm affect you in terms of your life from that point on? What does this tell you about Abe? There are no failures, only lessons to be learned.
Every failure is a step to success.
He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts.
The greatest failure is a person who never admits that he can be a failure.
The only true failure lies in failure to start.
In the end, the only people who fail are those who do not try.
Our failings sometimes bind us to one another as closely as could virtue itself.
To reprove small faults within due vehemence, is as absurd as if a man should take a great hammer to kill a fly on his friend's forehead.
You can always tell who the pioneers are because they have arrows in their back and are lying face down in the dirt.
Silicon Valley is a graveyard. Failure is Silicon Valley's greatest strength.
Just because you've lost doesn't necessarily mean you've failed.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
Even a tombstone says good things about a fellow who's down.
Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory.
There is no such thing as accidental failure. All failure is at least half imposed.
The man who fails because he aims astray or because he does not aim at all is to be found everywhere.
The only time you don't fail is the last time you try anything -- and it works.
Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy.
Show me a good and gracious loser and I'll show you a failure.
In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
Failure is not fatal; victory is not success.
The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns.
Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.
The wise man realistically accepts as part of life and builds a philosophy to meet them and make the most of them. He lives on the principle of nothing attempted, nothing gained and is resolved that if he fails he is going to fail while trying to succeed.
Everyone should fail in a big way at least once before reaching forty.
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Losing is a part of winning.
All honor to him who shall win the prize. The world has cried for a thousand years. But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears.
He's not the finest character that ever lived. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid.
You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them.
No failure in America, whether of love or money, is ever simple; it is always a kind of betrayal, of a mass of shadowy, shared hopes.

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