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Those who have failed miserably are often the first to see God's formula for success.

You can't be a winner and be afraid to lose.
Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
Anyone seen on a bus after age thirty has been a failure in life.
Never give a man up until he has failed at something he likes.
It is for want of application, rather than of means that people fail,
We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently... to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
Failure, then, failure! so the world stamps us at every turn. We strew it with our blunders, our misdeeds, our lost opportunities, with all the memorials of our inadequacy to our vocation. And with what a damning emphasis does it then blot us out! No easy fine, no mere apology or formal expiation, will satisfy the world's demands, but every pound of flesh exacted is soaked with all its blood. The subtlest forms of suffering known to man are connected with the poisonous humiliations incidental to these results.
I am often confronted by the necessity of standing by one of my empirical selves and relinquishing the rest. Not that I would not. If I could, be... a great athlete and make a million a year, be a wit, a born -- vivant and a lady killer, as well as a philosopher, a philanthropist ... and saint. But the thing is simply impossible. The millionaire's work would run counter to the saint s; the bon-vivant and the philanthropist would trip each other up; the philosopher and the lady killer could not well keep house in the same tenement of clay. Such different characters may conceivably, at the outset of life. Be alike possible for a man. But to make any one of them actual, the rest must more of less be suppressed. So the seeker of his truest, strongest, deepest self must review the list carefully and pick out on which to stake his salvation. All other selves thereupon become unreal, but the fortunes of this self are real. Its failure are real failures, its triumphs real triumphs carrying shame and gladness with them.
There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life.
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.
If you are doing your best, you will not have to worry about failure.
He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.
Failure too is a form of death...
If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed by the defects of those with whom we associate.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.
To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.
Everything ultimately fails, for we die, and that is either the penultimate failure or our most enigmatical achievement.
You cannot explain failure any more than you can argue with success.
A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.
Don't confront me with my failures. I have not forgotten them.
There is no feeling quite so lonely as failure.
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Fear not the path of Truth for the lack of People walking on it.
Try to seek for the success, never find an excuse for the failure.
Try to seek for the success, never find an excuse for the failure.

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