Quotations that match 'fail'.

A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Both Career Commons Completely Course Distinct Fail Give House Intend Lords Man May Requisite Speak Specimen Styles Time Two Very Well]
As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used, and have failed repeatedly, in real applications. Dave Parnas Computers
[ Applications Been Failed Real Repeatedly Rule Software Systems Until Used Well Work]
I've permitted myself to learn and to fail with some regularity. And that is probably the one thing I was given, and that I'm still grateful for. John Malkovich
[ Fail Given Grateful Learn Myself Permitted Probably Regularity Some Still Thing]
The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. Anthony Burgess
[ Above Admit Another Bold Common Country Demands Experimentation Fails Frankly Method Mistake Needs Persistent Sense Something Take Temper Try Unless]
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. Orison Swett Marden
[ Cannot Did Failures Get Him His Know Makes Man Mean Measure Must Out Them Use]
There's tons of creative people in television that have one failure after another, and they just step up higher. I could never get over that. When I had a failure, there was no such thing as just getting over it. Chuck Barris
[ After Another Could Creative Failure Get Getting Had Higher Just Never Over Step Such Television Thing Tons Up]
If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain. Andre Maurois
[ Could Desire Did Discover Events Failed Frequently Lives Men Minds More Obtain Open Own Really Regard Their Things Would]
The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength is a failure to reach beyond the first patriarchal lesson. In our world, divide and conquer must become define and empower. Audre Lorde
[ Academic Become Beyond Conquer Crucial Define Difference Divide Empower Failure Feminists First Lesson Must Our Patriarchal Reach Recognize Strength World]
God will not forgive us if we fail. Leonid I. Brezhnev
[ Fail Forgive God Us Will]
The Iraqis have once again failed to meet a deadline for a final draft of the constitution. Matt Lauer
[ Again Constitution Deadline Draft Failed Final Iraqis Meet Once]
I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey. Sylvester Stallone
[ Anyway Expectations Failure Fear Future Great Just Know Lack Monarch Motivator Past Powerful Survey Whereas]
The miserable failures of capitalist economies in the Great Depression were root causes of worldwide social and political disasters. James Tobin
[ Capitalist Causes Depression Disasters Economies Failures Great Miserable Political Root Social Were Worldwide]
Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes. Rick Pitino
[ Coaching Everything Failure Fertilizer Good Learned Making Mistakes]
It has now been over 7 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage to its current level of $5.15 per hour. Since that last increase, Congress's failure to adjust the wage for inflation has reduced the purchasing power of the minimum wage to record low levels. Jon Corzine
[ Adjust Been Congress Current Failure Hour Increase Inflation Last Level Levels Low Minimum Now Over Per Power Purchasing Raised Record Reduced Since Wage Years]
My Brat Pack buddies and I didn't exactly handle celebrity very well. Success at an early age is far more difficult to handle than failure. Judd Nelson
[ Age Brat Buddies Celebrity Difficult Early Exactly Failure Far Handle More Pack Success Than Very Well]
All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Bag Characters Conscience Cut Failing Fighting Films Find Freedom Loose Needing Problems Rid Sense Sin Themselves These Tricks Trying Way Whole]
It's hard to believe President George Bush gave a speech in New Orleans about disaster recovery and failed to mention the word 'farm' or the word 'rural.' Jim Hightower
[ Believe Bush Disaster Failed Farm Gave George Hard Mention New Orleans President Recovery Rural Speech Word]
Sometimes you're not even sure which of your stories were failures. There are things I've written that I thought were complete catastrophes when I finished with them that have gone on to generate some of my most positive feedback. Len Wein
[ Catastrophes Complete Even Failures Feedback Finished Generate Gone Most Positive Some Sometimes Stories Sure Them Things Thought Were Which Written Your]
Something is wanting, and something must be done, or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure, and civil war without a prospect of its termination. Henry Knox
[ Civil Done Failure Horror Involved Must Prospect Shall Something Termination Wanting War Without]
While Taliban fighters had an initial claim to protection under the conventions, they lost POW status by failing to obey the standards of conduct for legal combatants: wearing uniforms, a responsible command structure, and obeying the laws of war. John Yoo
[ Claim Combatants Command Conduct Conventions Failing Fighters Had Initial Laws Legal Lost Obey Obeying Pow Protection Responsible Standards Status Structure Taliban Under Uniforms War Wearing While]
The humor is essentially dark for a cartoon and sophisticated. But at the same time, being a cartoon gives the writers more freedom than in a normal sitcom. It always pushes the line that, despite human failings, the Simpsons are really decent people. Dan Castellaneta
[ Always Being Cartoon Dark Decent Despite Essentially Failings Freedom Gives Human Humor Line More Normal Pushes Really Same Simpsons Sitcom Sophisticated Than Time Writers]
Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody. Helen Gurley Brown
[ Boring Doing Fail Know Never Somebody Talking]
Modernity, the child of the Enlightenment, failed when it became apparent that the good society cannot be achieved by unaided reason. Robert Bork
[ Achieved Apparent Became Cannot Child Enlightenment Failed Good Modernity Reason Society Unaided]
Every single time I start to do a picture, without fail, I feel as if I don't know what I'm doing. Tom Cruise
[ Doing Every Fail Feel Know Picture Single Start Time Without]
When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites; instead it fragments. Maggie Gallagher
[ Culture Desire Fails Fragments Instead Longer Marriage Sexual Unites]
But as the arms-control scholar Thomas Schelling once noted, two things are very expensive in international life: promises when they succeed and threats when they fail. Fareed Zakaria
[ Expensive Fail International Life Noted Once Promises Scholar Succeed Things Thomas Threats Two Very]
I figured, if I failed, I'd tried something that I hadn't tried before and if one movie was going to destroy my career than I didn't have much of a career to start with. I just went for it. God willing I wasn't over the top and didn't embarrass myself. Elizabeth Pena
[ Before Career Destroy Embarrass Failed Figured God Going Hadn Just Movie Much Myself Over Something Start Than Top Tried Went Willing]
Well first of all it's a business and it's a tough business, and you have to have the strength to survive all the set backs all the failures that make this a mean business, that's getting meaner and meaner every year in my opinion. Robert Redford
[ Backs Business Every Failures First Getting Make Mean Meaner Opinion Set Strength Survive Tough Well Year]
I've criticized President Bush for his failure to use his veto pen. There's plenty of blame to go around. The question is how to solve problems. It's not bailouts. What made America great? Free markets, free enterprise, manufacturing, job creation. That's how we're gonna do it, not by enlarging government. Scott Brown
[ America Around Blame Bush Creation Criticized Enlarging Enterprise Failure Free Go Gonna Government Great His How Job Made Manufacturing Markets Pen Plenty President Problems Question Solve Use Veto]
We're giving our freedoms away. The American experiment was about freedom. Freedom to be stupid, freedom to fail, freedom to succeed. Glenn Beck
[ American Away Experiment Fail Freedom Freedoms Giving Our Stupid Succeed]
The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure. Anna Neagle
[ Between Difference Failure Had Made Probably Success Time Waited]
I just think that it's maybe fashionable today to try to take individual actions and individual failures and take the broadest possible brush and try to paint a company. Lee Scott
[ Actions Broadest Brush Company Failures Fashionable Individual Just Maybe Paint Possible Take Think Today Try]
I mean it shouldn't hang you up emotionally if your record fails. Bruce Johnston
[ Emotionally Fails Hang Mean Record Up Your]
The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try. Charles Kettering
[ Fail Last Mustn Only Time Try]
What we've got here is a failure to communicate. Donn Pearce
[ Communicate Failure Got Here]
Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas. James M. Baldwin
[ Balance Compromise Conditions Consciousness Continuous Equilibrium Failure Feeling Ideas Resulting Rivalry Success]
Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature. Jacob Bronowski
[ Because Cast Failed Force Looked Magic Man Masters Nature Over Science Spell Succeeded Understanding Where Why]
Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall. Oliver Goldsmith
[ Consists Every Failing Fall Glory Greatest Never Our Rising Time]
I failed to fulfill what should have been an interesting role. I couldn't take their formula and bring what I had, my humor, my ideas, and make it my own. Dianne Wiest
[ Been Bring Failed Formula Fulfill Had Humor Ideas Interesting Make Own Role Should Take Their]
We fail to see that we can control our destiny; make ourselves do whatever is possible; make ourselves become whatever we long to be. Orison Swett Marden
[ Become Control Destiny Fail Long Make Our Ourselves Possible See Whatever]
And generally the shows I'm in fail really big. Megan Gallagher
[ Big Fail Generally Really Shows]
Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets. Victor Kiam
[ Answerable Assume Dice Enterprise Entrepreneurs Facets Failure Idea Line Money Reputation Responsibility Risk Roll Success Support Takers Their Venture Willing Willingly]
When runaway inflation and bank failures struck in Germany in the 1920s, the middle class was destroyed, which led directly to the rise of the Nazis. Nick Clooney
[ Bank Class Destroyed Directly Failures Germany Inflation Led Middle Rise Runaway Struck Which]
The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a damn. Agatha Christie
[ Because Damn Failures Give Good Happy Such Terms Themselves]
Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication; this, joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail with the natives of the interior. Charles Sturt
[ Communication Customs Every Evident Fail Insight Insure Interior Into Joined Kindly Kindness Little Natives Necessary Now Patience Seldom Will]
The trade unions and the Labour Party... failed miserably. Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon workers to take industrial action, they did nothing. Arthur Scargill
[ Action Calling Concrete Did Failed Giving Industrial Instead Labour Miserably Nothing Party Support Take Trade Unions Upon Workers]
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is to - act as if it were impossible to fail. Dorothea Brande
[ Act Break Fail Frustration Impossible Inertia Necessary Spell Were]
First of all we have to recognize that despite all the problems - and in some cases failures - that this regime has been much more successful, much more resilient, than people had anticipated. Mitchell Reiss
[ Anticipated Been Cases Despite Failures First Had More Much Problems Recognize Regime Resilient Some Successful Than]
After a couple of failed attempts, I came up with a weird tuning where I was dropping the G string down a step so that it became a seventh, and it got me to a place where I could play all these figures fairly easily. It was not an easy thing to work out. Lindsey Buckingham
[ After Attempts Became Came Could Couple Down Dropping Easily Easy Failed Fairly Figures Got Out Place Play Seventh Step String These Thing Tuning Up Weird Where Work]
The weakness in the company is if we fail to execute. Kevin Rollins
[ Company Execute Fail Weakness]
Americans, who make more of marrying for love than any other people, also break up more of their marriages, but the figure reflects not so much the failure of love as the determination of people not to live without it. Morton Hunt
[ Also Americans Any Break Determination Failure Figure Live Love Make Marriages Marrying More Much Other Reflects Than Their Up Without]
Everyone should fail in a big way at least once before reaching forty. Allen Neuharth
[ Before Big Everyone Fail Forty Least Once Reaching Should Way]
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures. Earl Warren Sports
[ Accomplishments Always Failures First Front Man Nothing Page Pages Records Sports Turn Which]
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Close Fail Love Nature Never Stay Study Will]
It's always unfortunate when a reporter is sent behind bars for failing to turn over sources. There's no way to say what the long-term outcome will be. Judy Woodruff
[ Always Bars Behind Failing Long-Term Outcome Over Reporter Say Sent Sources Turn Unfortunate Way Will]
The thing I fail to do is fully comprehend what's given back to me by the audience. You would think you would be a performer partly so you could feel all the appreciation or adulation, but I haven't quite managed that yet. Michelle Shocked
[ Adulation Appreciation Audience Back Comprehend Could Fail Feel Fully Given Haven Managed Partly Performer Quite Thing Think Would Yet]
How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy. Paul Sweeney
[ Country Fail Fortune Good Happiness How Lack Living More Often Our Realize Than Tragedy Where]
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives. Denis Waitley
[ Concentrate Establish Failures Forget Lives Must Negatives Our Self-Esteem Successes True]
I'm sure not afraid of success and I've learned not to be afraid of failure. The only thing I'm afraid of now is of being someone I don't like much. Anna Quindlen
[ Afraid Being Failure Learned Much Now Only Someone Success Sure Thing]
Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else. Leonardo da Vinci
[ Big Copy Doing Else Fails Life More Most Others Pretty Quickly Simple Some Something Stuff Then Trick Works]
The president led us into the Iraq war on the basis of unproven assertions without evidence; he embraced a radical doctrine of pre-emptive war unprecedented in our history; and he failed to build a true international coalition. Nancy Pelosi
[ Assertions Basis Build Coalition Doctrine Embraced Evidence Failed History International Into Iraq Led Our Pre-Emptive President Radical True Unprecedented Us War Without]
In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation. Michael Lewis
[ Accomplishment Achievement Children Fail Highly Insist Japan Love Mothers Places Respect Shamed Sign Situation Thus]
When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder. Natalie Gulbis Motivational
[ Even Fail Harder Learn Made Mistakes Motivates Work]
Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future. Sivananda
[ Brood Depression Failures Fill Future Grief Mind Mistakes Only Over Past Regret Repeat Them Will Your]
Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times. Napoleon Hill
[ Before Discouraged Edison Electric Fail Failed Few Light Made Times]
By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure. Sheila Jackson Lee
[ Any Appalling Failure Majority Measure Record Republican Virtually]
To fail to love is not to exist at all. Mark Van Doren
[ Exist Fail Love]
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. Abraham Lincoln
[ Everything Fail Nothing Public Sentiment Succeed Without]
For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. Mary Kay Ash
[ Action Alternative Come Course Detour Every Failure Find Just Roadblock Take]
Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails to fulfill its obligations. Martin L. Gross
[ Claim Fails Fulfill Government Legitimacy Loses Obligations]
The reality is that we have missed a lot of opportunities in Iraq because of a failed policy. Marty Meehan
[ Because Failed Iraq Lot Missed Opportunities Policy Reality]
That sense of failure, I don't know where people put it who don't write songs and aren't able to emote physically. It must go somewhere. Sting
[ Able Emote Failure Go Know Must Physically Put Sense Somewhere Songs Where Write]
The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to center in their failure to concentrate on any particular objective long enough to obtain their maximum results. Major Taylor
[ Any Appears Boys Center Concentrate Enough Failure Long Maximum Moral Objective Obtain Particular Results Their Today]
Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something. Frederick Smith
[ Failure Fear Must Never Reason Something Try]
This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy. Henry A. Wallace
[ Churches Democracy Dullness Failure General Genuine Importance Individual Measure Our Regarding Schools Significance Spiritual Teach Vision Welfare]
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating. Sophocles
[ Cheating Even Fail Honor Prefer Than Win Would]
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do. Pope John XXIII
[ Concern Consult Dreams Failed Fears Frustrations Hopes Possible Potential Still Think Tried Unfulfilled Your Yourself]
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment. George Santayana
[ Existence Experiment Fails Happiness Lamentable Life Mad Only Remains Sanction Where]
We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures. James E. Burke
[ Any Company Failures Grow Riddled Risks Successful Take Unless]
You need the willingness to fail all the time. John Backus
[ Fail Need Time Willingness]
The mystique associated with the bomb, the role that scientists played in it, and its general importance could not fail to impress even a six-year old. Sidney Altman
[ Associated Bomb Could Even Fail General Importance Impress Mystique Old Played Role Scientists]
The inevitability of gradualness cannot fail to be appreciated. Sidney Webb
[ Appreciated Cannot Fail Inevitability]
I was taught that to create anything you had to believe in failure, simply because you had to be prepared to go through an idea without any fear. Failure, you learned, as I did in art school, to be a wonderful thing. It allowed you to get up in the morning and take the pillow off your head. Malcolm Mclaren
[ Allowed Any Anything Art Because Believe Create Did Failure Fear Get Go Had Head Idea Learned Morning Off Pillow Prepared School Simply Take Taught Thing Through Up Without Wonderful Your]
I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process. Oprah Winfrey
[ Believe Enjoyed Failure Process]
The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on. Albert J. Nock
[ Apparently Business Conservation Enterprise Exist Fails Goes Indispensable Itself Knowledge Noble Only See Society University Unless Useless Well]
Whenever ideas fail, men invent words. Martin H. Fischer
[ Fail Ideas Invent Men Whenever Words]
The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand. George Edward Moore
[ Critics Failed Lot Remembered Understand]
Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure. Elbert Hubbard
[ Failure Heart Kind Optimism Stimulant]
No man can be a failure if he thinks he's a success; If he thinks he is a winner, then he is. Robert Service
[ Failure Man Success Then Thinks Winner]
Working together, they will dig out the truth and nothing but the truth about what happened in '99, to assign responsibility, and to look at the institutional failings. Jose Ramos-Horta
[ Assign Dig Failings Happened Institutional Look Nothing Out Responsibility Together Truth Will Working]
There is always time for failure. John Mortimer
[ Always Failure Time]
While that amendment failed, human cloning continues to advance and the breakthrough in this unethical and morally questionable science is around the corner. Mike Pence
[ Advance Amendment Around Breakthrough Cloning Continues Corner Failed Human Morally Questionable Science Unethical While]
Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final. Roger Babson
[ Ever Failure Final Keep Mind Neither Nor Success]
This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure. Michael Korda
[ Best Deeper Enough Failure Find Happiness Happy Next Success Thing True Truer Unlikely Very Would]
Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never. Theodore Parker
[ Fails Inward Judgment Never Often Outward]
Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day. Gifford Pinchot
[ After Come Conservation Day Degradation Failure Misery Our Pay Practice Price Progress Prosperity Those Unless Us Will]
The only reason my work seems to be eclectic up to a certain period is because I was a failure as an actor. Hugh Grant
[ Actor Because Certain Eclectic Failure Only Period Reason Seems Up Work]
None of what Barack Obama is doing or wants to do to this country is anything the rest of the world hasn't seen before and already failed at. Rush Limbaugh
[ Already Anything Barack Before Country Doing Failed Hasn None Obama Obama Rest Seen Wants World]
Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Another Been Biographer Could Critic Failed Historians Poets Reviewers Talents Their Therefore Thing Tried Turn Usually Would]
Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life. E. Franklin Frazier
[ Church Educational Failure Furnish Institutes Life Longer Other Politics Prizes Walks]
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success. Dorthea Brande
[ Act Break Command Face Fail Failure Formula Frustration Impossible Inertia Necessary Right Spell Success Turns Us Were Which]
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying. Michael Jordan
[ Accept Everyone Fails Failure Something Trying]
Under adversity, under oppression, the words begin to fail, the easy words begin to fail. In order to convey things accurately, the human being is almost forced to find the most precise words possible, which is a precondition for literature. Rita Dove
[ Accurately Adversity Almost Begin Being Convey Easy Fail Find Forced Human Literature Most Oppression Order Possible Precise Precondition Things Under Which Words]
General Lee, this is no place for you. These men behind you are Georgians and Virginians. They have never failed you and will not fail you here. Will you boys? John Brown Gordon
[ Behind Boys Fail Failed General Georgians Here Lee Men Never Place These Will]
Children are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults. Richard Armour
[ Attention Children Concentrating Demand Each Fail Faults Help Hold Husband Instance Marriage Much Notice Number Other Supposed Their Together Ways Wife]
Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail. Frank Sinatra
[ Anything Attention Cannot Career Done Every Fail Listener Note Paid Project Respect Sing Song Throughout Word]
There is no Latter day Saint who dies after having lived a faithful life who will lose anything because of having failed to do certain things when opportunities were not furnished him or her. Lorenzo Snow
[ After Anything Because Certain Day Dies Failed Faithful Furnished Having Her Him Latter Life Lived Lose Opportunities Saint Things Were Will]
It is odd how learned persons fail to see that new terms and definitions are apt to mean new doubts and litigation. Frederick Pollock
[ Apt Definitions Doubts Fail How Learned Litigation Mean New Odd Persons See Terms]
So it is in poetry. All we ask is that the mood recorded shall impress us as having been of the kind that exhausts the imaginative capacity; if it fails to do this the failure will announce itself either in prose or in insignificant verse. John Drinkwater
[ Announce Ask Been Capacity Either Exhausts Fails Failure Having Imaginative Impress Insignificant Itself Kind Mood Poetry Prose Recorded Shall Us Verse Will]
Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it. Mia Hamm
[ Better Day Every Failure Happens How Makes Practice React Time]
Ken Lay has, does and will continue to accept responsibility for the fall of Enron. He was the man at the controls. But failure is not a crime. Michael Ramsey
[ Accept Continue Controls Crime Does Enron Failure Fall Ken Lay Man Responsibility Will]
If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Badly Character Else Fails Jest Man Nothing Recognized Surely Takes Which]
Another part of the global war on terrorism that Canada and the United States are working on together is in helping failed states, states like Afghanistan, where people have no voice. Paul Cellucci
[ Afghanistan Another Canada Failed Global Helping Part States Terrorism Together United Voice War Where Working]
But in the end our government usually - not unfailingly - is responsive to the people; and usually - not always - will try to do what is right. Lee H. Hamilton
[ Always End Government Our Responsive Right Try Usually Will]
Naturalism aimed at giving the primitive wishes full play but failed because these wishes are too primitive, too infantile, too inconsistent with themselves to be satisfied even by the greatest license. John Desmond Bernal
[ Aimed Because Even Failed Full Giving Greatest Inconsistent Infantile License Naturalism Play Primitive Satisfied Themselves These Too Wishes]
After that he turned to the question of invading England. Hitler said that during the previous year he could not afford to risk a possible failure; apart from that, he had not wished to provoke the British, as he hoped to arrange peace talks. Kurt Student
[ Afford After Apart Arrange British Could During England Failure Had Hitler Hoped Invading Peace Possible Previous Provoke Question Risk Said Talks Turned Wished Year]
I think there were early critics who wanted us to change the world because the Sex Pistols failed. Michael Stipe
[ Because Change Critics Early Failed Pistols Sex Think Us Wanted Were World]
When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves. Katherine Mansfield
[ Afraid Begin Ceasing Failures Immense Importance Laugh Learn Means Our Ourselves Seriously Take Them]
After three failed marriages, I know what it's like to be replaced. So that's kind of how Joey Harrington must feel today... A former No. 1 choice looks to me like he's going to be a bust in Detroit. Terry Bradshaw
[ After Bust Choice Detroit Failed Feel Former Going How Joey Kind Know Looks Marriages Must Replaced Three Today]
My first attempts to transmit typhus to laboratory animals, including the smaller species of monkeys, had failed, as had those of my predecessors, for reasons which I can easily supply today. Charles Jules Henry Nicole
[ Animals Attempts Easily Failed First Had Including Laboratory Monkeys Predecessors Reasons Smaller Species Supply Those Today Transmit Typhus Which]
Beyond this day, no thinking person could fail to see what would happen. Oskar Schindler
[ Beyond Could Day Fail Happen Person See Thinking Would]
Put simply, the Bush administration policy in the Middle East is continuing to fail. Jerome Corsi
[ Administration Bush Continuing East Fail Middle Policy Put Simply]
Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances. Orison Swett Marden
[ Achievement Always Any Best Circumstances Effort Endeavor Failure Honest Often Persistent Possible Reputed Success Under While]
I failed first grade, which is my biggest problem. You always feel like a failure, like you're stupid. Amy Sedaris
[ Always Biggest Failed Failure Feel First Grade Problem Stupid Which]
It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success. Charlotte Whitton
[ Achieve Deal Determines Failure How Success]
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. Bill Cosby Success
[ Desire Failure Fear Greater Order Should Succeed Success Than Your]
The greatest real thrill that life offers is to create, to construct, to develop something useful. Too often we fail to recognize and pay tribute to the creative spirit. It is that spirit that creates our jobs. Alfred P. Sloan
[ Construct Create Creates Creative Develop Fail Greatest Jobs Life Offers Often Our Pay Real Recognize Something Spirit Thrill Too Tribute Useful]
If the United States were to cut and run from Iraq, we would send a message of weakness that would embolden our terrorist enemies across the globe. A failed Iraq would destabilize the entire region and undermine U.S. national security for decades to come. Dennis Cardoza
[ Across Come Cut Decades Enemies Entire Failed Globe Iraq Message National Our Region Run Security Send States Terrorist Undermine United Weakness Were Would]
We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it. Robert Baden-Powell
[ Always Duty Fail Neglect Never Our Try]
Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community. H. G. Wells
[ Bad Community Crime End Failure Lives Measure State]
The cause of our difficulties in southeast Asia is not a deficiency of power but an excess of the wrong kind of power which results in a feeling of impotence when it fails to achieve its desired ends. J. William Fulbright
[ Achieve Asia Cause Deficiency Desired Difficulties Ends Excess Fails Feeling Impotence Kind Our Power Results Southeast Which Wrong]
The greatest failure is that although we have created institutions, we have not created a civil society. Paddy Ashdown
[ Although Civil Created Failure Greatest Institutions Society]
Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets. Michael Korda
[ Assets Away Carefully Contrary Failure Hidden Never Study Walk]
Small businesses are the number one job creators in America. Therefore, it is important that the federal government creates an environment that helps them succeed, not one that sets them up to fail. Randy Neugebauer
[ America Businesses Creates Creators Environment Fail Federal Government Helps Important Job Number Sets Small Succeed Them Therefore Up]
If we make the tough decisions now, we will be one year ahead of 80 percent of the states in the race to economic growth. If we fail to act, we will fall even further behind... by going first, we can become first. Chris Christie
[ Act Ahead Become Behind Decisions Economic Even Fail Fall First Further Going Growth Make Now Percent Race States Tough Will Year]
We are all failures at least, all the best of us are. J. M. Barrie
[ Best Failures Least Us]
The one thing that scares me the most is failing. It scares me that one day I won't be at this level. But while I'm here and while I'm having success early, I'm trying to do everything to stay on this level. Terrell Davis
[ Day Early Everything Failing Having Here Level Most Scares Stay Success Thing Trying While Won]
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point. Maria Callas
[ Agree Ear Fails Heart Missed Music Point Senses Soothe Then]
There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success. Max Beerbohm
[ Failure Interesting More Much Said Success Than]
Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Everyone Failure Option Succeed]
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes. Amos Bronson Alcott
[ Cherished Climb Failures Finding Heaven Most Often Our Plans Ruins Successes Were]
Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure, treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible. Jimmy Connors
[ Back Brief Challenge Failure Get Inactivity Possible Rather Relapse Soon Than Track Treat Try Viewing]
To harmonize the One with the Many, this is indeed a difficult adjustment, perhaps the most difficult of all, and so important, withal, that nations have perished from their failure to achieve it. Irving Babbitt
[ Achieve Adjustment Difficult Failure Harmonize Important Indeed Many Most Nations Perhaps Perished Their Withal]
Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God. Abraham Joshua Heschel
[ Being Earth Failure Forgets God His Live Man Master Servant Sin]
I therefore believe that our system does not have a word for failed trial, and that is where the American public does not realize that our criminal justice system sometimes makes mistakes. Sam Sheppard
[ American Believe Criminal Does Failed Justice Makes Mistakes Our Public Realize Sometimes System Therefore Trial Where Word]
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners. Dale Carnegie
[ Attention Fail Keep Life Listeners Never Speakers Talk Taught Their Them]
Ideology, politics and journalism, which luxuriate in failure, are impotent in the face of hope and joy. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Face Failure Hope Ideology Impotent Journalism Joy Politics Which]
Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. Louis E. Boone
[ Contains Could Descriptions Failure Fear Life Might Much New Refuse Saddest Should Summary Things Three Try]
Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling, and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation. Adam Schiff
[ Been Deeply Destruction Failure Far Find Investigation Iraq Mass Needs Our Process Thorough Thus Troubling Unbiased Weapons]
Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, "She doesn't have what it takes"; They will say, "Women don't have what it takes". Clare Boothe Luce
[ Am Because Efforts Fail Make Must Say She Succeed Takes Unusual Will Woman Women]
Failure is unfortunately as common as success. Sanjay Kumar
[ Common Failure Success Unfortunately]
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success. Denis Waitley
[ Change Consequences Direction Failure Forget Next Only Set Straight Success Temporary Your]
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. Thomas A. Edison
[ Failed Found Just Ways Won Work]
Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different; it does not fail to lead us astray quite often. Andre Weil
[ Appearance Astray Between Completely Connection Different Does Faculty Fail Intuition Lead Makes Mean Much Often Quite Seeing Things Us]
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. Rupert Holmes
[ Add Been Bitten Both Butter Cream Death Defeat Failure Having Ice Jaws Life Must Rush Success Victory]
But our energy woes are in many ways the result of classic market failures that can only be addressed through collective action, and government is the vehicle for collective action in a democracy. Sherwood Boehlert
[ Action Addressed Classic Collective Democracy Energy Failures Government Many Market Only Our Result Through Vehicle Ways Woes]
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Arms Becomes Bereft Commander Dependence Deserves Divine Fails Guidance Longer Perspective Reason Understand Victory War]
When we hide our failings from others, we seek to hide them from ourselves, and it is in the latter attempt that we are most successful. Pierre Nicole
[ Attempt Failings Hide Latter Most Others Our Ourselves Seek Successful Them]
Before this government came to power, many failing schools were simply allowed to drift on in a pattern of continuing failure. The government is determined to break that pattern and is successfully doing so. Estelle Morris
[ Allowed Before Break Came Continuing Determined Doing Drift Failing Failure Government Many Pattern Power Schools Simply Successfully Were]
Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure. Tommy Lasorda
[ Because Failure Misused Our Pressure Start Started Think Thinking Vocabulary Word]
There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions. Orlando Bloom
[ Between Difference Disaster Failure Fiasco Mythic Proportions]
Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need, and will often accomplish that which, their opposites, with a fortune at hand, will fail to do. Clara Barton
[ Accomplish Economy Fail Fortune Hand Life Masters Need Often Opposites Prudence Simple Sure Their Which Will]
I failed to make the chess team because of my height. Woody Allen Funny
[ Because Chess Failed Height Make Team]
If you try to do your best there is no failure. Mike Farrell
[ Best Failure Try Your]
Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Back Enlarges Failure Fall God Humanity Sometimes Spirit Upon]
I wasn't afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure. Anne Baxter
[ Afraid Always Comes Fail Failure Good Out Something]
Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success. Kenneth L. Pike
[ Failure Inward Manifested May Outward Success Variant]
Sometimes it works, sometimes it fails, but that's what we face when we're dealing with improvisation. Jan Garbarek
[ Dealing Face Fails Improvisation Sometimes Works]
I believe my publisher has shown a great deal of faith in me over a lot of years but I'm not prepared to be so arrogant to say that the long-term literary value of my work would compensate them for a financial failure. Andrew Vachss
[ Arrogant Believe Compensate Deal Failure Faith Financial Great Literary Long-Term Lot Over Prepared Publisher Say Shown Them Value Work Would Years]
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure. Thomas A. Edison
[ Failure Man Satisfied Show Thoroughly Will]
I'm having a good time watching Shooter. He's a good kid. He's been a good son to me. He has never failed. Jessi Colter
[ Been Failed Good Having Kid Never Shooter Son Time Watching]
In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection. Carol Gilligan
[ Aggression Between Care Connection Different Ethic Failure Lies Origins Relationship Responsibility Tie Truth Voice Women]
After I had given up to go, the thoughts of the journey were often attended with unusual sadness, at which times my heart was frequently turned to the Lord with inward breathings for his heavenly support, that I might not fail to follow him wheresoever he might lead me. John Woolman
[ After Attended Fail Follow Frequently Given Go Had Heart Heavenly Him His Inward Journey Lead Lord Might Often Sadness Support Thoughts Times Turned Unusual Up Were Which]
A love of nature is a consolation against failure. Berthe Morisot
[ Against Consolation Failure Love Nature]
If a building looks better under construction than it does when finished, then it's a failure. Doug Coupland
[ Better Building Construction Does Failure Finished Looks Than Then Under]
Our party's committed to tackling failing schools and cutting crime. Francis Maude
[ Committed Crime Cutting Failing Our Party Schools Tackling]
The fault seems to me to have been that men have taken ancient country churches as their models and have failed to discover that between them and churches in towns there ought to be a most distinct and marked difference. George Edmund Street
[ Ancient Been Between Churches Country Difference Discover Distinct Failed Fault Marked Men Models Most Ought Seems Taken Their Them Towns]
If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all. Pearl S. Buck
[ American Child Fails Life Our Us Way]
Better than succeeding little by little is failing at one go. Jose Bergamin
[ Better Failing Go Little Succeeding Than]
You may not be aware of a recent survey that showed that if the First Amendment were put to a popular vote today, it would fail by a 60% to 40% vote. James E. Rogers
[ Amendment Aware Fail First May Popular Put Recent Showed Survey Today Vote Were Would]
Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success. Edward Dowden
[ Distinguished Failure Faithfully Noble Serves Sometimes Success World]
Having embraced Islam, I felt as if I were born again. I found in Islam the answers to those queries which I had failed to find in Christianity. Jermaine Jackson
[ Again Answers Born Christianity Embraced Failed Felt Find Found Had Having Islam Those Were Which]
Success breeds success, and failure leads to a sort of fallow period. Felicity Kendal
[ Breeds Failure Fallow Leads Period Sort Success]
A Failure in this Duty did once involve our Nation in all the Horrors of Rebellion and Civil War. Charles Inglis
[ Civil Did Duty Failure Horrors Involve Nation Once Our Rebellion War]
It used to be that a fellow went on the police force when everything else failed, but today he goes in the advertising game. Kin Hubbard
[ Advertising Else Everything Failed Fellow Force Game Goes Police Today Used Went]
I decided to become an actor because I was failing in school and I needed the credits. Dustin Hoffman
[ Actor Because Become Credits Decided Failing Needed School]
There is no failure except in no longer trying. Elbert Hubbard
[ Except Failure Longer Trying]
I think success has no rules, but you can learn a great deal from failure. Jean Kerr
[ Deal Failure Great Learn Rules Success Think]
I think you can learn as much from success as you can from failure. Corey Hart
[ Failure Learn Much Success Think]
Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Attempt Based Because Doomed Failure Feminism Human Nature Repeal Restructure]
All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what I see and my success will always be less than my failure or perhaps equal to the failure. Alberto Giacometti
[ Always Equal Ever Failure Faint Image Less Only Perhaps See Success Than Will]
Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her. Pope Paul VI
[ Except Failing Greatest Her Man Sin Want Wants Woman]
Y'know, the real reason why I was such a failure in the sense of being unable to make any sort of a living was because I was really not motivated. I had no motivation. Paul Twitchell
[ Any Because Being Failure Had Know Living Make Motivated Motivation Real Really Reason Sense Sort Such Unable Why]
If you fail the first time that's just a chance to start over again. Lenny Wilkens
[ Again Chance Fail First Just Over Start Time]
I think I've failed every test I've ever taken. If there was a failure I would have been it. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Been Ever Every Failed Failure Taken Test Think Would]
In all candor, the Court fails to perceive any reason for suspending the power of courts to get evidence and rule on questions of privilege in criminal matters simply because it is the president of the United States who holds the evidence. John J. Sirica
[ Any Because Candor Court Courts Criminal Evidence Fails Get Holds Matters Perceive Power President Privilege Questions Reason Rule Simply States United]
What helped me most were my failures and slumps - when I couldn't get work, people weren't interested in me or had written me off. Frank Langella
[ Failures Get Had Helped Interested Most Off Slumps Were Weren Work Written]
When you are offended at any man's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. Then you will forget your anger. Epictetus
[ Anger Any Failings Fault Forget Man Offended Own Study Then Turn Will Your Yourself]
In effect I am not a novelist, but rather a failed essayist who started to write novels because he didn't know how to write essays. Jose Saramago
[ Am Because Effect Essays Failed How Know Novelist Novels Rather Started Write]
Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel
[ Achieved Failure Inevitable Know Often Success Those]
There is probably no oral society that fails to mark the spatial distinction of left and right, peculiar as this distinction may be. David Antin
[ Distinction Fails Left Mark May Oral Peculiar Probably Right Society Spatial]
When all else fails, complicate matters. Aaron Allston
[ Complicate Else Fails Matters]
Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large. Plutarch
[ City Failings Far Faults Habits Individuals Induced Infecting Into Large Lives Making Men Moral Practices Private Public Quicker Than Their Way]
Once again, we see the Bush administration paying for its failed policies by cutting funds to vital public services and jeopardizing more American jobs. Corrine Brown
[ Administration Again American Bush Cutting Failed Funds Jeopardizing Jobs More Once Paying Policies Public See Services Vital]
Supposing you have tried and failed again and again. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down. Mary Pickford
[ Again Any Call Choose Down Failed Failure Falling Fresh May Moment Start Staying Supposing Thing Tried]
They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure. James Allen
[ Conquered Doubt Failure Fear]
Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen. Phillip Adams
[ Another Fail Go Happen Miserably Success Unless Willing Won]
I think he Oswald felt he was a failure and for the United States and for President Kennedy and all of us. He knew he was a failure at everything he tried, frustrated, with a very sad life, but he was a Marxist. John Sherman Cooper
[ Everything Failure Felt Frustrated Kennedy Knew Life Marxist Oswald President Sad States Think Tried United Us Very]
I simply don't believe in failure. In itself, it doesn't exist. We create it. We make ourselves fail. Alice Foote MacDougall
[ Believe Create Exist Fail Failure Itself Make Ourselves Simply]
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done. Samuel Smiles
[ Advice Could Done Example Failure Failures Men Mistake Much Never Oftener Precept Study Succeed Success Suppose Taught Them Through Well]
The only real failure in life is one not learned from. Anthony J. D'Angelo Education
[ Failure Learned Life Only Real]
However, the fact that the tanks had now been raised to such a pitch of technical perfection that they could cross our undamaged trenches and obstacles did not fail to have a marked effect on our troops. Paul von Hindenburg
[ Been Could Cross Did Effect Fact Fail Had However Marked Now Obstacles Our Perfection Pitch Raised Such Tanks Technical Trenches Troops]
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. John Hersey
[ Children Defense Fabricate Failure Materials Mine National Profit Regard Talents Vision Weapons]
The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education. Jeff Bingaman
[ Away Could Country Education Fail Fund Higher Innovative Leadership Most Our Primary Properly Secondary Slip States United World]
I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I - if I'm not interested in something, I don't grasp it. Richard Branson
[ Certainly Dyslexic Failed Grasp Had Interested Iq Left Old Reasons School Something Tests Understanding Whatsoever Would Years]
Nothing succeeds, they say, like success. And certainly nothing fails like failure. Margaret Drabble
[ Certainly Fails Failure Nothing Say Succeeds Success]
Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism. David Suzuki
[ Convey Education Failed Important Lesson Most Science Serious Skepticism Teach Very Way]
Social movements are at once the symptoms and the instruments of progress. Ignore them and statesmanship is irrelevant; fail to use them and it is weak. Walter Lippmann
[ Fail Ignore Instruments Irrelevant Movements Once Progress Social Statesmanship Symptoms Them Use Weak]
As an artist, I feel that we must try many things - but above all we must dare to fail. John Cassavetes
[ Above Artist Dare Fail Feel Many Must Things Try]
It makes sense to invest in new work. It's almost like having a research department in a scientific laboratory. You have to try things out. You'll make some bad mistakes. Some things will fail but at least you'll energise the organisation. Gavin Bryars
[ Almost Bad Department Fail Having Invest Laboratory Least Make Makes Mistakes New Organisation Out Research Scientific Sense Some Things Try Will Work]
Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
[ Always Danger Deliver Failures Human Imagination Intelligence Kindness Love Out Pitfalls Relationships Take Traps Us Way Will]
In general, certain conclusions are possible from these data. They fail to prove that psychotherapy, Freudian or otherwise, facilitates the recovery of neurotic patients. Hans Eysenck
[ Certain Conclusions Data Facilitates Fail Freudian General Neurotic Otherwise Patients Possible Prove Psychotherapy Recovery These]
I think that's the whole point of Bridget Jones. It's all about that it's okay to fail. Hugh Grant
[ Bridget Fail Jones Okay Point Think Whole]
We never really had any kind of a Christmas. This is one part where my memory fails me completely. Frank McCourt
[ Any Christmas Completely Fails Had Kind Memory Never Part Really Where]
It's not enough to succeed. Others must fail. Gore Vidal
[ Enough Fail Must Others Succeed]
Failure to prepare is preparing to fail. Mike Murdock
[ Fail Failure Prepare Preparing]
There are only really a few stories to tell in the end, and betrayal and the failure of love is one of those good stories to tell. Sean Lennon
[ Betrayal End Failure Few Good Love Only Really Stories Tell Those]
No company fails in communist China, because they're all partly owned by the government. Jim Bunning
[ Because China Communist Company Fails Government Owned Partly]
I just have a position that any child that's in a failing school should be able to get out, or be in a position to have that school fixed. John Engler
[ Able Any Child Failing Fixed Get Just Out Position School Should]
A real failure does not need an excuse. It is an end in itself. Gertrude Stein
[ Does End Excuse Failure Itself Need Real]
Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett
[ Again Better Fail Try]
Now, being a science fiction writer, when I see a natural principle, I wonder if it could fail. Rudy Rucker
[ Being Could Fail Fiction Natural Now Principle Science See Wonder Writer]
Terrorists have failed in what is arguably al Qaida's most important objective - to trigger revolutions. Gijs de Vries
[ Al Arguably Failed Important Most Objective Qaida Revolutions Terrorists Trigger]
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. Johnny Cash
[ Any Build Close Door Dwell Energy Failure Forget Mistakes Past Space Stepping Stone Time Try Use Your]
Under the Obama administration, TSA has been operating without an administrator for a year and a half. After the president's first two choices failed to meet expectations, a new administrator, John Pistole, was finally approved on Friday. Unfortunately, it will be the fifth administrator in eight years. John Mica
[ Administration Administrator After Approved Been Choices Eight Expectations Failed Fifth Finally First Friday Half John Meet New Obama Obama Operating President Two Under Unfortunately Will Without Year Years]
Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians. Michael Crapo
[ Addition Any Care Concerns Conditions Contact Discussing Doctors Embarrassment Fail Health Irregular Life-Threatening Many Means Men Often Openly Physicians Potentially Prevent Preventive Receive Seek Their Them]
Don't be afraid to fail. Don't waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It's OK to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing. H. Stanley Judd
[ Afraid Challenge Cover Energy Fail Failing Failure Failures Go Growing Learn Next Ok Trying Up Waste Your]
The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded. Dale Turner
[ Admit Better Correct Failed Mistake Nothing Recognize Something Succeeded Test Than Tried Vastly]
There is nothing in the universe that I fear, but that I shall not know all my duty, or shall fail to do it. Mary Lyon
[ Duty Fail Fear Know Nothing Shall Universe]
What is there to be afraid of? The worst thing that can happen is you fail. So what? I failed at a lot of things. My first record was horrible. John Mellencamp
[ Afraid Fail Failed First Happen Horrible Lot Record Thing Things Worst]
Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast. Tom Peters
[ Adjust Fail Fast Test]
Philanthropic colonization is a failure. National colonization will succeed. Theodor Herzl
[ Colonization Failure National Philanthropic Succeed Will]
The more control you have over your life, the more responsible you feel for your own success - or failure. Arthur C. Brooks
[ Control Failure Feel Life More Over Own Responsible Success Your]
This president failed so miserably in diplomacy that we are now forced to war. Tom Daschle
[ Diplomacy Failed Forced Miserably Now President War]
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure. Carl Sandburg
[ Actions Doomed Equivalent Failure Human Principle]
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure - which is: Try to please everybody. Herbert Bayard Swope
[ Cannot Everybody Failure Formula Give Please Success Try Which]
The people are forbidden to give aid and comfort to rebels. What of a government that has the power to cut off from aid and comfort all the rebels of the South and fails to exercise it? Robert Dale Owen
[ Aid Comfort Cut Exercise Fails Forbidden Give Government Off Power Rebels South]
Yes I try to do everything I can not to fail hideously. Bob Balaban
[ Everything Fail Try Yes]
The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work. Charles Kettering
[ Biggest Employee Experiment Fail Failing Him Hired How Intelligently Job Keep Learns Newly Over Teach Train Trying Until Will Work]
Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital. Daniel Webster
[ Capital Energy Failure Frequently More Than Want]
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
[ Failure Flavor Gives Success]
War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed. William McKinley
[ Agency Entered Every Failed Never Peace Should Until Upon War]
We must expect to fail... but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process. Ted W. Engstrom
[ Benefits Determined Expect Fail Learned Learning Maximize Mistakes Must Posture Process Repeat]
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive. Scott Adams
[ Became Because Becoming Cartoonist Executive Failed Failure Goal Largely Most Obstacle Springs Success Successful]
Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe. Sumner Redstone
[ Built Catastrophe Failure Frustration Sometimes Success]
I don't mean that if you're a Christian, walking close to God, you will immediately gain celebrity. you may fail as an artist, because you may not have what the public want at that time, and you have to be prepared for that. Cliff Richard
[ Artist Because Celebrity Christian Close Fail Gain God Immediately May Mean Prepared Public Time Walking Want Will]
Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility. Dale Dauten
[ Around Enough Failure Learn Possibility Reverence Spend Success Time]
I cannot give a single concert at which I do not play one piece after the other in an agony of terror because my memory threatens to fail me. This fear torments me for days beforehand. Clara Schumann
[ After Agony Because Beforehand Cannot Concert Days Fail Fear Give Memory Other Piece Play Single Terror Threatens Torments Which]
My best investment is my imagination, because it has never failed to bring me my greatest returns! Randy Castillo
[ Because Best Bring Failed Greatest Imagination Investment Never Returns]
Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity. Gary Ryan Blair
[ Any Caution Course Creative Destructive Essential Even Failure Goal High Inaction More Opportunity Perhaps Promotes Prompts Risk Risks Seize Stakes Success Taking Thoughtless Wasteful Where Which]
We have much to be judged on when he comes, slums and battlefields and insane asylums, but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love. Madeleine L'Engle
[ Asylums Battlefields Comes Failures Illness Insane Judged Love Much Our Result Slums Symptoms These]
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail. Napoleon Hill Business
[ Because Creating Fail Failure Lack Majority Meet Men New Persistence Place Plans Take Their Those Which]
I'm waiting for the time when I fail - because we all fail - and I'm ready, I'll take up carpentry. Adrian Edmondson
[ Because Carpentry Fail Ready Take Time Up Waiting]
We're failing our children with education, we're failing our environment. Carol Moseley Braun
[ Children Education Environment Failing Our]
Over the next four years, we will be bold. We will be willing to experiment. We will not fear failure. Matt Blunt
[ Bold Experiment Failure Fear Four Next Over Will Willing Years]
The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan. Alan Price Success
[ Failure Fathers Orphan Phrase Success Thousand Use]
You find that all men are successes or failures. Success is the stamp of truth. I will say all men who fail to place their feet on the dome of facts do so by not sieving all truth and throwing the faulty to one side. Andrew Taylor Still
[ Dome Facts Fail Failures Faulty Feet Find Men Place Say Side Stamp Success Successes Their Throwing Truth Will]
I still feel like I gotta prove something. There are a lot of people hoping I fail. But I like that. I need to be hated. Howard Stern
[ Fail Feel Gotta Hated Hoping Lot Need Prove Something Still]
It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure, and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security, they have kind of got that principle backwards. Chris Van Hollen
[ Administration Approached Backwards Basic Failure Get Going Got Kind Look Management More National Principle Reward Security Should Success Want Way]
Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes. John Dewey
[ Failure Failures His Instructive Learns Much Person Quite Really Successes Thinks]
When I was about 15... I made my first attempt as a leading lady, and was, of course, a complete failure. Maude Adams
[ Attempt Complete Course Failure First Lady Leading Made]
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. Sam Donaldson
[ Any Failure Get Go Got Had Hard Here Just Know Line Little Many Mean Most Number Over Some Start Straight Success Takes Top Toward Work Years]
Take pride in exactly what it is you do and remember it's okay to fail as long as you don't give up. Dan O'Brien
[ Exactly Fail Give Long Okay Pride Remember Take Up]
I was never afraid of failure after that because, I think, coming that close to death you get kissed. With the years, the actual experience of course fades, but the flavor of it doesn't. I just had a real sense of what choice do I have but to live fully? Debra Winger
[ Actual Afraid After Because Choice Close Coming Course Death Experience Fades Failure Flavor Fully Get Had Just Kissed Live Never Real Sense Think Years]
Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits, and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble. Nancy Pelosi
[ Benefit Benefits Democrats Failed Fight Gamble Guaranteed Into Make Never Pay Promised Republicans Security Social Sure Turn Will]
I think our failure in the production of good town churches of distinctive character must have struck you often, as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative success in country churches. George Edmund Street
[ Character Churches Comparative Contrasted Country Distinctive Failure Good Must Often Our Production Struck Success Think Town]
About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure. Tommy Lasorda
[ Deal Does Failure How Only Problem Success Teach]
I would rather lose in a cause that I know some day will triumph than to triumph in a cause that I know some day will fail. Wendell L. Wilkie
[ Cause Day Fail Know Lose Rather Some Than Triumph Will Would]
No one can fail to see that the power of the Church among large numbers in many communities is today diminishing, or has already ceased. Felix Adler
[ Already Among Ceased Church Communities Diminishing Fail Large Many Numbers Power See Today]
I went to dance classes from 9 in the morning until 1, then to school from 3 to 10 at night, always under the threat that if I failed a single course I could forget about dancing. Victoria Abril
[ Always Classes Could Course Dance Dancing Failed Forget Morning Night School Single Then Threat Under Until Went]
I have seen many successful people fail after they start fearing they might lose what they have built. Guy Laliberte
[ After Built Fail Fearing Lose Many Might Seen Start Successful]
I understand the harsh feelings and sentiments from my opponents and their supporters because I myself have been defeated twice in my political life in the past and I understand very well it is hard to accept your own failure. Chen Shui-bian
[ Accept Because Been Defeated Failure Feelings Hard Harsh Life Myself Opponents Own Past Political Sentiments Supporters Their Twice Understand Very Well Your]
There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures. Steven Brust
[ Cause Die Each Earth Fail Failures Millions Number Organ Poisons Sea These Vital Ways Which]
Nor, in our own country, must we fail to take notice of the establishment of School Boards. James Payn
[ Boards Country Establishment Fail Must Nor Notice Our Own School Take]
My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent. Ulysses S. Grant
[ Been Errors Failures Intent Judgment]
The Soviet Union did not achieve victory over the West, so was my information inadequate to help them to victory, or did it play no particular role in their failure to achieve victory? Aldrich Ames
[ Achieve Did Failure Help Inadequate Information Over Particular Play Role Soviet Their Them Union Victory West]
In Iraq we must succeed. Failure is not an option. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Failure Iraq Must Option Succeed]
True as this is, it is also true that for one who won through there were many who gained nothing, and it was, and is, the sheer weight of numbers of those who failed of this that has made their influence on the modern life as pervasive and controlling as it is. Ralph A. Cram
[ Also Controlling Failed Gained Influence Life Made Many Modern Nothing Numbers Pervasive Sheer Their Those Through True Weight Were Won]
It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful. Sylvester Stallone
[ Able Anxiety Avoid Failures Fire Great Had Help Knowledge Pain Pass Someone Successes Wonderful Would]
Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other's little failings. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Cannot Each Failings Forgive Friends Little Long Other Persons Two]
To be ready to fail is to be prepared for success. Jose Bergamin
[ Fail Prepared Ready Success]
I - and I still consider myself, I'm sorry to tell you, a Marxist and a Communist, but I couldn't help noticing how all the best Marxist analyses are always analyses of a failure. Slavoj Zizek
[ Always Analyses Best Communist Consider Failure Help How Marxist Myself Noticing Sorry Still Tell]
I really don't think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don't mind the failure but I can't imagine that I'd forgive myself if I didn't try. Nikki Giovanni
[ Failure Forgive Imagine Life Mind Myself Only Really Think Try]
The failure of the system to deal quickly was attributable to Nixon's lying, stonewalling and refusal to come clean. So it took 26 months for the final truth to be known. Bob Woodward
[ Attributable Clean Come Deal Failure Final Known Lying Months Nixon Quickly Refusal System Took Truth]
I'm not afraid of failing. I don't like to fail. I hate to fail. But I'm not afraid of it. Vince McMahon
[ Afraid Fail Failing Hate]
I've always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure. T. Boone Pickens
[ Always Believed Failure Important Lead Look New Periodically Predictability Show]
I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance. James Cash Penney
[ Another Believe Chance Failure Giving Men Once Only Trusting Twice]
Our system of private health insurance that fails to provide coverage to so many of our citizens also contributes to the double-digit health care inflation that is making America less competitive in the global economy. John Conyers
[ Also America Care Citizens Competitive Contributes Coverage Double-Digit Economy Fails Global Health Inflation Insurance Less Making Many Our Private Provide System]
Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough. Sextus Propertius
[ Although Attempt Deserve Effort Enough Enterprises Fail Great Praise Should Strength Will]
In Torch Song, I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure, which also colors how you react to doing other things. Harvey Fierstein
[ Almost Also Character Colors Did Doing Failure Had How Made Movie Non-Stop Other React Some Song Then Things Torch Until Which]
Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall! Jonathan Taylor Thomas
[ Everytime Failing Fall Never Rising Success]
Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly measured by the success or failure of his economic policies. And here, I fear, the monstrous stimulus package with which this administration stumbled out of the gate will prove to be Obama's Waterloo. Camille Paglia
[ Administration Economic Failure Fear Gate Here His Mainly Measured Monstrous Obama Obama Out Package Policies Presidency Prove Stimulus Stumbled Success Waterloo Which Will Within]
According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin Laden despite repeated warnings from his intelligence experts. Ferdinand Mount
[ According Action Against Bin Bush Chief Clarke Counterterrorism Despite Experts Failed Former His House Intelligence Iraq Laden Obsessed Osama Repeated Richard Take Warnings White]
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! Doug Larson
[ Failures Friend Overlooks Success Tolerates True Your]
I'm finding myself really angry over spending and the deficit. I'm finding myself really angry over what's happening in the Middle East, the decision to stay in Afghanistan indefinitely. I'm angry about cap and trade. And I've been on record for a long time on the failed war on drugs. Gary Johnson
[ Afghanistan Angry Been Cap Decision Deficit East Failed Finding Happening Indefinitely Long Middle Myself Over Really Record Spending Stay Time Trade War]
Most cartoonists are failed actors. Milton Caniff
[ Actors Cartoonists Failed Most]
Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures. Bryant H. McGill
[ Ambitions Become Failures Sanctuary Your]
Ideas are not thoughts; the thought respects the boundaries that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself. Franz Grillparzer
[ Boundaries Failing Idea Ideas Ignores Itself Realize Respects Thereby Thought Thoughts]
When I got Jacob's Latter, I was nervous because I felt I wasn't allowed to fail. I felt that they were waiting for one little failure and that would prove them right and I'd be,"out of there." Elizabeth Pena
[ Allowed Because Fail Failure Felt Got Latter Little Nervous Out Prove Right Them Waiting Were Would]
So I try not to have any actual expectations for myself for any level of success or failure. Gavin DeGraw
[ Actual Any Expectations Failure Level Myself Success Try]
Do not commit the error, common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed. Jan de Hartog
[ Among Assuming Cannot Commit Common Error Failed Mankind Save Whole Young]
During the summer, Screen Gems launched the New Monkees, which miserably failed I understand. I never saw it. Davy Jones
[ During Failed Gems Launched Miserably Monkees Never New Saw Screen Summer Understand Which]
If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Admire Art Attempt Even Fail Great Man Things Those Thou Though]
What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked 'a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind? Rahm Emanuel
[ America Around Aside Because Comforting Enact Failure Foremost Lacked Legislation Majority Mind More New Partisan Pass Politics Putting Security Terrorists Tough World]
The carrying out of the Potsdam Agreement has, however, been obstructed by the failure of the Allied Control Council to take the necessary steps to enable the German economy to function as an economic unit. James F. Byrnes
[ Agreement Allied Been Carrying Control Council Economic Economy Enable Failure Function German However Necessary Obstructed Out Potsdam Steps Take Unit]
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist. Calvin Coolidge
[ Alone Ceases Enterprise Exist Failing Great Itself Ministers Need Others Performs Profitable Service Some Therein]
A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying. John Burroughs
[ Begins Blame Discouraged Else Failure Get Man Many Somebody Stops Times Trying Until]
You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do. Norman Douglas
[ Age Character Construct Does Fails His Man Only Say Says]
The reason was the failure of both Japan and China to understand each other and the inability of America and the European powers to sympathize, without prejudice, with the peoples of East Asia. Hideki Tojo
[ America Asia Both China Each East European Failure Inability Japan Other Peoples Powers Prejudice Reason Sympathize Understand Without]
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. George Washington Carver
[ Come Excuses Failures Habit Making Ninety-Nine Percent]
Directly after the show people might have responded better to it, but who really knows. It did what it did and while it seems like a failure to most but it was a success for me and has given me so many opportunities. Justin Guarini
[ After Better Did Directly Failure Given Knows Many Might Most Opportunities Really Responded Seems Show Success While]
It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final. Roger Babson
[ Ever Failure Final Keep Mind Neither Nor Success Wise]
In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Begins Ends Failure Fear Politics Usually]
One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure. John W. Gardner
[ Become Failure Learning Less Reasons Risk Stop Willing]
When you go to meetings or auditions and you fail to prepare, prepare to fail. It is simple but true. Paula Abdul
[ Auditions Fail Go Meetings Prepare Simple True]
The Soviet Union has indeed been our greatest menace, not so much because of what it has done, but because of the excuses it has provided us for our failures. J. William Fulbright
[ Because Been Done Excuses Failures Greatest Indeed Menace Much Our Provided Soviet Union Us]
Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure. Koichi Tanaka
[ Development Engineer Failure Most Performed Results Work]
The failure of the Russian Socialist Republic will be the defeat of the proletariat of the whole world. Karl Liebknecht
[ Defeat Failure Proletariat Republic Russian Socialist Whole Will World]
I'd rather try and fail than not try at all, as they say. Bobby Rahal
[ Fail Rather Say Than Try]
I think everyone has a certain kind of formula in their life. When you deviate from that formula, you're going to fail big or you're gonna win big. Sylvester Stallone
[ Big Certain Deviate Everyone Fail Formula Going Gonna Kind Life Their Think Win]
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run. James Russell Lowell
[ Appeal Been Fail Known Long Never Reason Run]
Fear of failure has always been my best motivator. Douglas Wood
[ Always Been Best Failure Fear Motivator]
I went to college for one semester, and I took every subject I could, and I ended up failing. So I thought to myself, Ever since I was a kid, I've loved expression - and that's when I started thinking about acting. Derek Luke
[ Acting College Could Ended Ever Every Expression Failing Kid Loved Myself Semester Since Started Subject Thinking Thought Took Up Went]
The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil. H. L. Mencken
[ Children Devil Failure God Long Man Over Seems Soon Succeeds Taken Theory]
And in reality, I don't think it's a real documentary. It's more a story of her life. It's a story of survival. It's a story of the time in which she lived. The story of success and failure. Maximilian Schell
[ Documentary Failure Her Life Lived More Real Reality She Story Success Survival Think Time Which]
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience. Elbert Hubbard
[ Able Blundered Cash Experience Failure Man]
As one gets older, it happens that in the morning one fails to remember the airplane trip to be taken in a few hours or the lecture scheduled for the afternoon. Rudolf Arnheim
[ Afternoon Airplane Fails Few Gets Happens Hours Lecture Morning Older Remember Scheduled Taken Trip]
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
[ Anything Cheerfulness Discontent Failure Indeed Lack Life Lot Might Needed Never Over Parents Poor Quite Saw Seemed Somehow Supposed Their Trace Were]
But if you look at WorldCom, which is the biggest failure to date, they grew dramatically, they were buying companies that were bigger than they were and they were doing it off inflated stock. Don Nickles
[ Bigger Biggest Buying Companies Date Doing Dramatically Failure Grew Inflated Look Off Stock Than Were Which Worldcom]
I want to be perfect. I don't want to fail. And you always fail. Robin Wright Penn
[ Always Fail Perfect Want]
In their greatest hour of need, the world failed the people of Rwanda. Kofi Annan
[ Failed Greatest Hour Need Rwanda Their World]
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes. George Soros
[ Being Condition Correct Failing Human Imperfect Mistakes Once Only Our Realize Shame Understanding Wrong]
A very small cause which escapes our notice determines a considerable effect that we cannot fail to see, and then we say that the effect is due to chance. Henri Poincare
[ Cannot Cause Chance Considerable Determines Due Effect Escapes Fail Notice Our Say See Small Then Very Which]
Don't think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success. Robert Orben
[ Failure Success Think]
People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure. Lao Tzu
[ Affairs Beginning Careful End Fail Failure Often Remains Succeed Their Will]
And I think detente had manifestly failed, and that the pursuit of it was encouraging Soviet expansion and rendering the world more dangerous, and especially rendering the Western world in greater peril. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Dangerous Detente Encouraging Especially Expansion Failed Greater Had Manifestly More Peril Pursuit Rendering Soviet Think Western World]
Free love? as if love is anything but free. Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love. Emma Goldman
[ Anything Bought Brains Buy Failed Free Love Man Millions World]
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. Tony Robbins
[ Actually Believe Come Created Enjoy Failure Foundation Frustration Laying Level Living New Now Past Understandings Were]
No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe. Henry Miller
[ Earth Elsewhere Embraces Failure Front Here How Leaders Man Matter Operations Resumed Resuming Talk Total Universe Vast War Whole Will Work]
Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst. Campbell Scott
[ Being Failed Great Hard Lazy Potential Sometimes Working Worst]
The key to accepting responsibility for your life is to accept the fact that your choices, every one of them, are leading you inexorably to either success or failure, however you define those terms. Neal Boortz
[ Accept Accepting Choices Define Either Every Fact Failure However Inexorably Key Leading Life Responsibility Success Terms Them Those Your]
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Because Better Checkered Dare Defeat Enjoy Even Failure Far Glorious Gray Knows Live Mighty Much Neither Nor Poor Rank Spirits Suffer Than Things Those Though Triumphs Twilight Victory Win]
Any man who takes a job with the idea that it is simply a springboard for something else is a chump. His attention will be more on the other things than on the job at hand and so he will fail. Charles Edison
[ Any Attention Else Fail Hand His Idea Job Man More Other Simply Something Springboard Takes Than Things Will]
As kids we're not taught how to deal with success; we're taught how to deal with failure. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. If at first you succeed, then what? Charlie Sheen
[ Again Deal Failure First How Kids Succeed Success Taught Then Try]
The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it. Elbert Hubbard
[ Between Failure Fine Know Line Often Pass Scarcely Success]
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie Success
[ Develop Discouragement Failure Failures Stepping Stones Success Surest Two]
What Clinton severed with his welfare reform was the obligation of the federal government to step in when the states failed and to monitor these programs. Robert Scheer
[ Clinton Failed Federal Government His Monitor Obligation Programs Reform Severed States Step These Welfare]
If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know. Tom Wolfe
[ Ever Failed Few Half Know Man Men Only Partly Satisfaction Succeeded Talent Triumph Use Uses Whole Won]
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success. Og Mandino
[ Being Character Emergencies Failure Highway Instead Life May Overwhelmed Person Power Provides Ride Sound Success Them Which]
Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them, must share the guilt for the dead. Omar N. Bradley
[ Dead Fail Guilt Just Must Prevent Prevented Provoked Share Surely Them Wars]
On the other hand, when I give it closer thought, I realize I'm not enough of a dictator to conduct an orchestra because it requires a pretty awful person. When you read these biographies of famous conductors, they are all awful people who fail in their private relationships. Eberhard Weber
[ Awful Because Biographies Closer Conduct Conductors Dictator Enough Fail Famous Give Hand Orchestra Other Person Pretty Private Read Realize Relationships Requires Their These Thought]
I was kind of scared of failing at acting. James Franco
[ Acting Failing Kind Scared]
To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail. Dorthea Brande
[ Act Fail Guarantee Impossible Success Were]
So if I was dating somebody now and the relationship didn't work out, I'd take that as failing. Gavin DeGraw
[ Dating Failing Now Out Relationship Somebody Take Work]
In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward. Charles Babbage
[ Ability Attraction Cannot Circumstance Coupled England Even Exertion Fail Hold Law Obtaining Out Patronage Profession Reward Seems Strongest Talent Though Unaided Which]
In our tabulation of psychoanalytic results, we have classed those who stopped treatment together with those not improved. This appears to be reasonable; a patient who fails to finish his treatment, and is not improved, is surely a therapeutic failure. Hans Eysenck
[ Appears Classed Fails Failure Finish His Improved Our Patient Psychoanalytic Reasonable Results Stopped Surely Therapeutic Those Together Treatment]
Please know that I am aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be a challenge to others. Amelia Earhart
[ Am Aware Because Challenge Fail Failure Hazards Know Men Must Others Please Their Things Tried Try Want Women]
Failure has gone to his head. Wilson Mizner
[ Failure Gone Head His]
We must have a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. forces - or at the very least a plan for it - something the administration has incredulously failed to do for over two years. Sherrod Brown
[ Administration Failed Forces Least Must Over Plan Something Timetable Two Very Withdrawal Years]
I like to feel that all my best photographs had strong personal visions and that a photograph that doesn't have a personal vision or doesn't communicate emotion fails. Galen Rowell
[ Best Communicate Emotion Fails Feel Had Personal Photograph Photographs Strong Vision Visions]
It's probably foolish to expect relationships to go on forever and to say that because something only lasts 10 years, it's a failure. James Taylor
[ Because Expect Failure Foolish Forever Go Lasts Only Probably Relationships Say Something Years]
I probably have fundamentally antisocial tendencies. I never took one extracurricular activity. I just failed utterly at that level. Part of me still rebels against that. Maya Lin
[ Activity Against Antisocial Failed Fundamentally Just Level Never Part Probably Rebels Still Tendencies Took Utterly]
By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination. Christopher Columbus
[ Arrive Chosen Destination Distractions Goal His May Obstacles Over Prevailing]
The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency - the belief that the here and now is all there is. Allan Bloom
[ Belief Books Both Failure Fatal Good Here Most Now Our Read Strengthens Tendency Vision]
The biggest reason most people fail is that they try to fix too much at once - join a gym, get out of debt, floss after meals and have thinner thighs in 30 days. Marilu Henner
[ After Biggest Days Debt Fail Fix Floss Get Gym Join Meals Most Much Once Out Reason Thighs Thinner Too Try]
I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success. Tennessee Williams
[ Always Am Apparent Back Been Before Compelled Failure Get Had More Negative Night Out Play Pushed Reviews Sends Success Than Typewriter Very Work]
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. W. Clement Stone
[ Again Attitude Experience Failure Get Ladder Learning Many Mental Order Plateau Positive Prepare Rung Success Things Thoughts Try Which Your]
We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people. Mira Sorvino
[ Beyond Communicate Failure Fear Love Our Reach Struggle]
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill
[ Attained Beyond Failure Great Greatest Just Most Step Success Their]
There are a lot of people out there who are just waiting that we fail. They brought up the theory that we're one-hit wonders and they want us to fall flat on our noses, just to prove them right. Mark McGrath
[ Brought Fail Fall Flat Just Lot Noses One-Hit Our Out Prove Right Them Theory Up Us Waiting Want Wonders]
There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake. Robert Fripp
[ Failure Learn Mistake Mistakes Save]
You must not demand the failure of your peers, because the more good things that are around in film, in television, in theater - why the better it is for all of us. Jerome Lawrence
[ Around Because Better Demand Failure Film Good More Must Peers Television Theater Things Us Why Your]
The GAO just released a report that said 22 percent of federal programs fail to meet their objectives. The truth is we don't know how taxpayer money is spent in Washington, D.C., which is why I think we ought to put every agency budget up on the Internet for everyone to see. Carly Fiorina
[ Agency Budget Every Everyone Fail Federal How Internet Just Know Meet Money Objectives Ought Percent Programs Put Released Report Said See Spent Taxpayer Their Think Truth Up Washington Which Why]
In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength. Robert E. Lee
[ Bible Distresses Failed Give Light Never Perplexities Strength]
And in Iraq we tried to implement the same policy that was so successful in Saudi Arabia, but Saddam Hussein didn't buy. When the economic hit men fail in this scenario, the next step is what we call the jackals. John Perkins
[ Arabia Buy Call Economic Fail Hit Hussein Implement Iraq Jackals Men Next Policy Saddam Same Saudi Scenario Step Successful Tried]
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. Christian Nestell Bovee
[ Determination Enough Establishes Failure Only Our Strong Succeed]
The Bush Administration's failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the Palestinians has been both wrong for our friendship with Israel, as well as badly damaging to our standing in the Arab world. Barack Obama
[ Achieve Administration Arab Badly Been Both Bush Consistently Damaging Failure Friendship Helping Involved Israel Our Palestinians Peace Standing Well World Wrong]
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Above Admit Another Common Fails Frankly Method Sense Something Take Try]
We must not condemn to frustration those whose job it is to protect us by failing to provide them with the necessary resources to meet the threats they face. Joe Lieberman
[ Condemn Face Failing Frustration Job Meet Must Necessary Protect Provide Resources Them Those Threats Us Whose]
The most difficult thing in the world is to reveal yourself, to express what you have to. As an artist, I feel that we must try many things - but above all we must dare to fail. You must be willing to risk everything to really express it all. John Cassavetes
[ Above Artist Dare Difficult Everything Express Fail Feel Many Most Must Really Reveal Risk Thing Things Try Willing World Yourself]
Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others, the harm resulting from the failing to apprehend him does not justify the use of deadly force to do so. Byron White
[ Apprehend Deadly Does Failing Force Harm Him Immediate Justify Officer Others Poses Resulting Suspect Threat Use Where]
It breaks my heart to see these young, really talented bands getting chewed up into the system. I remember a time if you'd signed to a major label it was such a sell out! But now... unless you've signed to a big label, you're a failure now. Mike Peters
[ Bands Big Breaks Chewed Failure Getting Heart Into Label Major Now Out Really Remember See Sell Signed Such System Talented These Time Unless Up Young]
In a sense it might even be said that our failure is to form habits: for, after all, habit is relative to a stereotyped world, and meantime it is only the roughness of the eye that makes two persons, things, situations, seem alike. Walter Pater
[ After Alike Even Eye Failure Form Habit Habits Makes Meantime Might Only Our Persons Relative Roughness Said Seem Sense Situations Stereotyped Things Two World]
Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players... they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure. Arsene Wenger
[ Creative Develop Encouraged Expression Failure Fear Freedom Need Players Should Skills Try Without Young]
The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking. In each instance there were warning signs before the attack, and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots. Diane Watson
[ Attack Before Between Connect Dots Each Failed Government Harbor Instance Our Parallels Pearl Signs Striking Warning Were]
The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the the people have the obligation, to act. Andrew Cuomo
[ Act Declaration Failed Fails Government Indeed Independence New Obligation Replace Right Says State Well York]
You have to look at the history of the Middle East in particular. It has been one of failure and frustration, of feudalism and tribalism. Alexander Haig
[ Been East Failure Feudalism Frustration History Look Middle Particular]
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan Sports
[ Again Almost Been Career Failed Game Games Life Lost Missed More Over Shot Shots Succeed Take Than Times Trusted Why Winning]
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others. Jules Renard
[ Also Failure Laziness Only Others Our Punishment Success]
No man fails who does his best. Orison Swett Marden
[ Best Does Fails His Man]
In the spirit of science, there really is no such thing as a "failed experiment." Any test that yields valid data is a valid test. Adam Savage
[ Any Data Experiment Failed Really Science Spirit Such Test Thing Valid Yields]
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
[ Earn Failure First Grandfathers His Just Living Man Pioneer Profession Remember Section Theirs Thing Were Whatever Writer]
Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral. Rosalind Russell
[ Affair Failure Funeral Private Public Success]
Nixon's grand mistake was his failure to understand that Americans are forgiving, and if he had admitted error early and apologized to the country, he would have escaped. Bob Woodward
[ Admitted Americans Apologized Country Early Error Escaped Failure Forgiving Grand Had His Mistake Nixon Understand Would]
Well, I was lucky enough to be involved in about 19 failures at an early age, so I'm realistic about the success I'm having and how quickly it can go away. What's important is to be smart about it. Matthew Perry
[ Age Away Early Enough Failures Go Having How Important Involved Lucky Quickly Realistic Smart Success Well]
They fail to recognize the broad biological principle that organic material is constantly being recycled. Everything has a time of being - a birth, a life span, and a death. Dixie Lee Ray
[ Being Biological Birth Broad Constantly Death Everything Fail Life Material Organic Principle Recognize Recycled Span Time]
In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments. That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment. That is probably where I learned to rely on multiple safety nets inside and around my systems. Wietse Venema
[ Around Controlled Deal Equipment Experiments Failures Had Inside Kinds Learned Life Multiple Nets Physics Possible Previous Probably Rely Safety Software Systems Where Wrote]
Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility. Susan Sontag
[ Any Certain Course Critic Entire Entitled Failure Indicate Judgment Judgments Lapses Radical Sensibility Wrong]
You cannot learn anything from success, you only learn from failure. Jim Dale
[ Anything Cannot Failure Learn Only Success]
If Liberia has failed, then, it is no evidence of the failure of the Negro in government. It is merely evidence of the failure of slavery. Carter G. Woodson
[ Evidence Failed Failure Government Merely Negro Slavery Then]
My egotistical concern was less that I would fail to relate to my classmates than that they would know nothing of my uniquely tortured life's course and, thus, me. John Thorn
[ Classmates Concern Course Egotistical Fail Know Less Life Nothing Relate Than Thus Tortured Uniquely Would]
If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus. Emma Goldman
[ Does Fails Give How Know Lay Love Minus Never Plus Restrictions Stress Take Transaction Without]
Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training. Lewis Mumford
[ Allowed Art Being Essential Failures Life Only Practice Preliminary Preparation Required Training Trials Without]
The story of Americans is the story of arrested metamorphoses. Those who achieve success come to a halt and accept themselves as they are. Those who fail become resigned and accept themselves as they are. Harold Rosenberg
[ Accept Achieve Americans Arrested Become Come Fail Halt Resigned Story Success Themselves Those]
We were in opposition to the decision to go to war. But after the war happened, it was clear that you could not sit and look-there would be a breeding ground for terrorism or a new collapsed or failed state named Iraq! Joschka Fischer
[ After Breeding Clear Collapsed Could Decision Failed Go Ground Happened Iraq Named New Opposition Sit State Terrorism War Were Would]
I must have some sort of record in failing to get into the charts. Annni-Frid Lyngstad
[ Charts Failing Get Into Must Record Some Sort]
Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure. Sylvester Stallone
[ Controlling Culmination Failure Success Usually]
We Americans are world leaders and we must lead by example - particularly in times that require careful deliberation before any precipitous action - lest we fail to walk in the shoes of those we might injure. Peter Yarrow
[ Action Americans Any Before Careful Deliberation Example Fail Injure Lead Leaders Lest Might Must Particularly Require Shoes Those Times Walk World]
I never see failure as failure, but only as the game I must play and win. Tom Hopkins
[ Failure Game Must Never Only Play See Win]
If we do not get No Child Left Behind right for Limited English Proficient students, the law will be a failure for most schools in the 15th Congressional District, and for many across the nation. Ruben Hinojosa
[ Across Behind Child Congressional District English Failure Get Law Left Limited Many Most Nation Proficient Right Schools Students Will]
We decided to try in vitro, because both Peter and I felt we couldn't handle another failure. When I miscarried after that, we had to come to terms with the possibility that this wasn't meant to be. Christie Brinkley
[ After Another Because Both Come Decided Failure Felt Had Handle Meant Peter Possibility Terms Try Vitro]
I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success. Joseph Barber Lightfoot
[ Discouraged Elated Failure Success Will]
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots. Charles Kettering
[ Fails Failures His Inventor Once Practice Shots Simply Succeeds Times Treats]
Sometimes when you start losing detail, whether it's in music or in life, something as small as failing to be polite, you start to lose substance. Benny Goodman
[ Detail Failing Life Lose Losing Music Polite Small Something Sometimes Start Substance Whether]
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. Abraham Lincoln
[ Believe Cause Deter Fail Just May Ought Probability Struggle Support Us]
Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions. Orlando Bloom
[ Disaster Failure Fiasco Mythic Proportions Simply Success]
No matter how hard you try to teach your cat general relativity, you're going to fail. Brian Greene
[ Cat Fail General Going Hard How Matter Relativity Teach Try Your]
Success and failure are greatly overrated. But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about. Hildegard Knef
[ Failure Gives Greatly Lot More Overrated Success Talk Whole]
Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure. Jack Lemmon
[ Failure Fear Seldom Stops]
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest. Chanakya
[ Abandon Afraid Failure Happiest Once Sincerely Something Start Work Working]
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing. Moliere
[ Arisen Blunders Books Dancing Failures Fill Great History Ills Lack Leaders Mankind Merely Misfortunes Political Skill Tragic]
If you fail to prepare, you're prepared to fail. Mark Spitz
[ Fail Prepare Prepared]
All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts. James Lane Allen
[ Achieve Achieves Direct Fails His Man Own Result Thoughts]
Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail: a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows. Frances Rodman
[ Between Brave Brightness Courage Fail Faith Fragile Frail Grows Hope Knows Only Shoot Sometimes Stones Strength Striving Sun Though Toward Two Warmth]
They taught us because they wanted to pass the knowledge on and educate young musicians. It was not because they had to teach because they failed as musicians. There is a huge difference in the reasons why someone is teaching and what they can offer and what they cannot offer. Miroslav Vitous
[ Because Cannot Difference Educate Failed Had Huge Knowledge Musicians Offer Pass Reasons Someone Taught Teach Teaching Us Wanted Why Young]
Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement. Dan Quayle
[ Bank Caused Cover Deposit Due Enough Failures Losses Mismanagement Money]
If you feel you have both feet planted on level ground, then the university has failed you. Robert F. Goheen
[ Both Failed Feel Feet Ground Level Planted Then University]
So many fail because they don't get started - they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin. Ben Stein
[ Because Begin Fail Get Go Inertia Many Overcome Started]
Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity. Gary Ryan Blair
[ Caution Course Destructive Even Failure Inaction More Opportunity Perhaps Promotes Prompts Risks Seize Thoughtless Wasteful Which]
I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying. Tom Hopkins
[ Am Direct Fail Judged Keep Number Proportion Succeed Times Trying]
The candle burns not for us, but for all those whom we failed to rescue from prison, who were shot on the way to prison, who were tortured, who were kidnapped, who "disappeared". That's what the candle is for. Peter Benenson
[ Burns Candle Disappeared Failed Kidnapped Prison Rescue Shot Those Tortured Us Way Were Whom]
If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress. Calvin Coolidge
[ Any Cannot Discourage Ever Failures Had Lack Made Permitted Progress See Seemed Success Time Way Which Would]
Any man who has $10,000 left when he dies is a failure. Errol Flynn Death
[ Any Dies Failure Left Man]
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities. Walter Scott Business
[ Attitude Business Capacities Caused Even Failure Mental More Success Than]
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. George Burns Success
[ Better Failure Hate Honestly Love Something Success Than Think]
And most of my early pictures failed but about one in a 100 somehow looked better than what I saw. Galen Rowell
[ Better Early Failed Looked Most Pictures Saw Somehow Than]
I was a little lacking in vision as mayor - I failed to understand the significance that housing and the revitalization of housing means for a city. Henry Cisneros
[ City Failed Housing Lacking Little Mayor Means Significance Understand Vision]
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? Robert H. Schuller Inspirational
[ Attempt Could Fail Great Knew Thing Would]
You can't have any successes unless you can accept failure. George Cukor
[ Accept Any Failure Successes Unless]
Me fail english? Thats unpossible. Matt Groening
[ English Fail Thats]
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts. James Allen
[ Accomplish Direct Fail Life Result Thoughts Your]
If you're 40 years old and you've never had a failure, you've been deprived. Gloria Swanson
[ Been Deprived Failure Had Never Old Years]
I still feel that a movie has to attempt to say something - even if it fails miserably. But I've sort of given up on believing that I'm going to change the world with every film I choose to act in. Sarah Polley
[ Act Attempt Believing Change Choose Even Every Fails Feel Film Given Going Miserably Movie Say Something Sort Still Up World]
No individual has a vested right to a job when that individual fails to perform adequately. James E. Rogers
[ Adequately Fails Individual Job Perform Right Vested]
Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others. Amelia Earhart
[ Challenge Fail Failure Men Must Others Their Things Tried Try Women]
This multicultural approach, saying that we simply live side by side and live happily with each other has failed. Utterly failed. Angela Merkel
[ Approach Each Failed Happily Live Multicultural Other Saying Side Simply Utterly]
A minute's success pays the failure of years. Robert Browning
[ Failure Minute Pays Success Years]
Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need. Christopher Bond
[ Bureaucracy Children Education Fails Focus Frustrates Give Misdirected Need Paperwork Procedures Teachers]
Whether a revolution succeeds or fails people of great hearts will always be sacrificed to it. Heinrich Heine
[ Always Fails Great Hearts Revolution Sacrificed Succeeds Whether Will]
I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure. Michael Malone Faith
[ America Failure Faith Greatest Taboos Think]
Yet, our achievements also mask many continuing failings and seem to expose more future dangers. Hun Sen
[ Achievements Also Continuing Dangers Expose Failings Future Many Mask More Our Seem Yet]
I'm at the depot, and I'm not going anywhere. That's better to deal with than having to deal with the unknown. And the unknown is they don't want to fail. They don't want to pay the price unless there's a guarantee they're going to get there. Mark Spitz
[ Anywhere Better Deal Depot Fail Get Going Guarantee Having Pay Price Than Unknown Unless Want]
Five years ago we were working on a new album when my health began failing. Lou Gramm
[ Ago Album Began Failing Five Health New Were Working Years]
I knew that there were several, among African-American leaders, who had been put out by me because of my failure or reluctance to endorse Sen. Kerry. Rodney Alexander
[ African-American Among Because Been Endorse Failure Had Kerry Knew Leaders Out Put Reluctance Sen Several Were]
Where the senses fail us, reason must step in. Galileo Galilei
[ Fail Must Reason Senses Step Us Where]
For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art. Avery Brundage
[ Art Athletics Failed Fine Games Long Movement Olympic Recognise Too World]
There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage. Alexander Theroux
[ Failed Loneliness Marriage]
My patient population has a low recidivism rate, but if they haven't made up their minds that it is permanent, then of course, they will fail. Robert Atkins
[ Course Fail Haven Low Made Minds Patient Permanent Population Rate Recidivism Their Then Up Will]
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. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Apply Criteria Entering Failure Implications Instances Involves Nature Necessarily Only Prevailing Questioning Scarcely Sense Spaces Specifically Success Technical Where]
Half the pictures directed by men of reputation fail. Carroll O'Connor
[ Directed Fail Half Men Pictures Reputation]
My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States. Harry S. Truman Dad
[ After Failure Father President States United]
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. Elbert Hubbard
[ Effort Failure Glorious Hopeless Little May More Persistence Seemed Success Turn]
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. Denis Waitley
[ Avoid Being Dead Defeat Delay Detour Doing End Failure Nothing Only Our Saying Should Something Teacher Temporary Undertaker]
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use. Francis Bacon
[ Grows Man Many Opposition Out Strength Use]
Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners. Joe Gibbs
[ Expected Failures Ignored Losers Winners]
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. George Eliot
[ After Called Enough Failure Good Grander Long Much Never Perseverance Striving Than]
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. Sophocles
[ Fail Fraud Honor Rather Succeed Than]
Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Churches Contribute Fail Far Freedom Function Government Human Industries Institutions Need Other Perform Properly Reconstruction Than Whole Wrong]
Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial. Ross Perot
[ Failures Knees Painful Skinned Superficial]
You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men. Max Beerbohm
[ Always Dogs Failed Find Inspire Kind Men Really Sympathy Will Woman]
Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort nor the failure tires. The waste remains, the waste remains and kills. William Empson
[ Blood Effort Failure Fills Kills Nor Poison Remains Slowly Stream Tires Waste Whole]
I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success. J. Paul Getty
[ Failure Give Gladly Hate Just Lasting Marriages Millions Regret Success Would]
I do love television. But the business is accelerating and people are not getting the chance to fail. Dick Wolf
[ Accelerating Business Chance Fail Getting Love Television]
I followed my heart and figured that if I tried and failed, at least I'd know that I tried. Michelle Branch
[ Failed Figured Followed Heart Know Least Tried]
If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk. Rosalynn Carter
[ Accept Branch Failure Goals High Out Possibility Risk Set Take Try]
There would seem to be a limit, even for an art preoccupied with boundaries and transgressions, beyond which a work reaches its breaking point and becomes an actual failure, a mere experimentation. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Actual Art Becomes Beyond Boundaries Breaking Even Experimentation Failure Limit Mere Point Preoccupied Reaches Seem Transgressions Which Work Would]
The essential meaning of perestroika for Gorbachev and his supporters was creating and acting on alternatives to failed and dangerous policies at home and abroad. Stephen Cohen
[ Abroad Acting Alternatives Creating Dangerous Essential Failed Gorbachev His Home Meaning Policies Supporters]
Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. John Wooden
[ Change Failure Fatal Might]
Go on failing. Go on. Only next time, try to fail better. Samuel Beckett
[ Better Fail Failing Go Next Only Time Try]
Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. Charles Kettering
[ Act Believe Fail Impossible Were]
You always pass failure on your way to success. Mickey Rooney
[ Always Failure Pass Success Way Your]
He who has conquered doubt and fear has conquered failure. James Lane Allen
[ Conquered Doubt Failure Fear]
Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure. Gary Ryan Blair
[ Attention Based Confidence Details Discipline Excitement Failure Fear Goal Habit Ingrained Meticulous Must Mutual Pride Respect Stronger Than]
Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, 'I'm not stupid'. No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed. Al Green
[ Before Believe Child Everyone Fail Responsibility Stupid Succeed Success Teach Teaching Them Themselves Think Wants]
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King. Orison Swett Marden
[ Character Courage Failure His King Lost Man Respect Self Self-Confidence Still]
Not for a moment, beautiful aged Walt Whitman, have I failed to see your beard full of butterflies. Federico Garcia Lorca
[ Aged Beard Beautiful Butterflies Failed Full Moment See Walt Whitman Your]
Sometimes people just want you to fail. Except your really good friends. I've always known who my best friends were. Kato Kaelin
[ Always Best Except Fail Friends Good Just Known Really Sometimes Want Were Your]
Though just biographical record will touch the failings of the good and the eminent with tenderness. Anne Seward
[ Biographical Eminent Failings Good Just Record Tenderness Though Touch Will]
I think I fail a bit less than everyone else. Jack Nicklaus
[ Bit Else Everyone Fail Less Than Think]
There's a flipside to this; if you as an individual have the right to live on your own terms, you must have the right to both succeed and fail on them. Daniel Keys Moran
[ Both Fail Individual Live Must Own Right Succeed Terms Them Your]
Either we are all free, or we fail; democracy must belong to all of us. Dennis Chavez
[ Belong Democracy Either Fail Free Must Us]
His advice to me is basically to just love what you do and don't let the fear of failure stop you. Oliver Hudson
[ Advice Basically Failure Fear His Just Love Stop]
You have to be able to be a good loser. You have to be okay knowing you're going to fail every day in something without getting mad and upset. Dan O'Brien
[ Able Day Every Fail Getting Going Good Knowing Loser Mad Okay Something Upset Without]
There's no such thing as failure - just waiting for success. John Osborne
[ Failure Just Success Such Thing Waiting]
After failing four times and after working for other people and realizing that nobody paid attention to the food like they should have, we wanted to just pay attention to the food and service. Paul Prudhomme
[ After Attention Failing Food Four Just Nobody Other Paid Pay Realizing Service Should Times Wanted Working]
For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures. Mary A. Ward
[ After Attempts Clearly Failures Fiction Had Made Marriage Various Were Write]
When I'm winning, winning, winning with a certain way why would I mess with that? When I realised there was lot to be gained from failing in some people's eyes, it made it all the more interesting! Bob Mould
[ Certain Eyes Failing Gained Interesting Lot Made Mess More Realised Some Way Why Winning Would]
I think when you're doing a lead role, there is so much more pressure. If you fail, not only do you fail, but everybody else fails, too. As opposed to when it's a supporting role and it's only you that sucked. Leelee Sobieski
[ Doing Else Everybody Fail Fails Lead More Much Only Opposed Pressure Role Sucked Supporting Think Too]
Without failure there is no sweetness in success. There's no understanding of it. Glenn Beck
[ Failure Success Sweetness Understanding Without]
Meanwhile after failing the bar twice, I knew some people in New York and moved here in August '71. Robert Quine
[ After August Bar Failing Here Knew Meanwhile Moved New Some Twice York]
God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution. Graham Greene
[ Case Created Evolution Failed God His Meaning Number Possibilities Prototypes Some]
All war represents a failure of diplomacy. Tony Benn
[ Diplomacy Failure Represents War]
Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement. Florence Scovel Shinn
[ Accomplishment Achievement Apparent Been Before Big Brought Comes Discouragement Every Failure Great Holding Into Just Manifestation Often Through Vision Work]
All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Actions Doomed Equivalent Failure Human Principle]
I'm a perfectionist. I can't help it, I get really upset with myself if I fail in the least. Justin Timberlake
[ Fail Get Help Least Myself Perfectionist Really Upset]
It takes two to make a marriage a success and only one to make it a failure. Herbert Samuel
[ Failure Make Marriage Only Success Takes Two]
There was a failure to recognize the deep problems in AI; for instance, those captured in Blocks World. The people building physical robots learned nothing. Marvin Minsky
[ Ai Blocks Building Captured Deep Failure Instance Learned Nothing Physical Problems Recognize Robots Those World]
I fail to understand how you can justify a poll tax on the entire population, yet exclude a significant proportion of that population from programmes that this tax is paying for. Jonathan Dimbleby
[ Entire Exclude Fail How Justify Paying Poll Population Programmes Proportion Significant Tax Understand Yet]
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure. Zig Ziglar
[ Cannot Climb Costume Dressed Failure Ladder Success]
Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures. Bernard Baruch
[ Anybody Blame Failures Mistakes Your]
It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
[ Courage Does Failed Much Succeeded Takes Tried]
If all else fails, there's always print or web zines. Rudy Rucker
[ Always Else Fails Print Web]
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. Charlie Chaplin
[ Courage Failure Fool Make Takes Unimportant Yourself]
I have asked myself once or twice lately what was my natural bent. I have no doubt at all: It is to look at each day for the evil of that day and have a go at it, and that is why I have never failed to have an acute interest in each morning's letters. Geoffrey Fisher
[ Acute Asked Bent Day Doubt Each Evil Failed Go Interest Lately Letters Look Morning Myself Natural Never Once Twice Why]
Where words fail, music speaks. Hans Christian Andersen
[ Fail Music Speaks Where Words]
Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities. Napolean Hill
[ Failure Great Nature Plan Prepare Responsibilities]
War is what happens when language fails. Margaret Atwood
[ Fails Happens Language War]
High-level, big-deal publicity has a way of getting old for me, but what never fails to thrill me is when I make personal appearances. Joseph Barbera
[ Appearances Fails Getting High-Level Make Never Old Personal Publicity Thrill Way]
No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure. Napoleon Hill
[ Achieved Brink Did Ever Failure Find Foot Hanging Himself Least Man Other Over Success Time Well]
There's nothing wrong with failing if you learn from it, and I've failed out here plenty. Trent Dilfer
[ Failed Failing Here Learn Nothing Out Plenty Wrong]
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows. George Eliot
[ Best Failure Knows Life Only Possible True]
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles. Jawaharlal Nehru
[ Comes Failure Forget Ideals Objectives Only Our Principles]
The only thing that might have annoyed some mathematicians was the presumption of assuming that maybe the axiom of choice could fail, and that we should look into contrary assumptions. Alonzo Church
[ Annoyed Assuming Assumptions Axiom Choice Contrary Could Fail Into Look Mathematicians Maybe Might Only Presumption Should Some Thing]
Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures. Vince Lombardi
[ Agree Enables Failures Family Hurts Ignore Minor Must Once Opponent Pay Pressure Price Success Temporary Upon Your]
By failing to keep their end of the bargain, the Bush administration would allow New Jersey projects to deteriorate and make New Jersey highways and bridges less safe. Robert Menendez
[ Administration Allow Bargain Bridges Bush Deteriorate End Failing Highways Jersey Keep Less Make New Projects Safe Their Would]
I've never been afraid to fail. Michael Jordan
[ Afraid Been Fail Never]
Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits. Russ Carnahan
[ Americans Big Companies Did Energy Failed Five Make Much Oil Paying Policies Profits Pump Republicans Resulted Triple Twice While Years]
Forget all the bars and schmoozing and everybody checking out everybody else. My ideal date would be to park in a dark place, check out the stars, and have a great conversation. When all else fails, you can just make out. Brooke Burke
[ Bars Check Checking Conversation Dark Date Else Everybody Fails Forget Great Ideal Just Make Out Park Place Stars Would]
A life which does not go into action is a failure. Arnold J. Toynbee
[ Action Does Failure Go Into Life Which]
But if you have a solid walk with the Lord, then you won't fear that failure. Cliff Richard
[ Failure Fear Lord Solid Then Walk Won]
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. George Edward Woodberry Success
[ Defeat Failure Failures Tried True Worst]
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place. May Sarton
[ Failures Place Their Total Unimportant Work]
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best. George Eliot
[ Best Failure Fear Hugging Only Purpose See Should]
In early church polemics, Jews are deemed no longer worthy of their own Scriptures because they have failed to accept Christ as the Messiah. Jack Schwartz
[ Accept Because Christ Church Deemed Early Failed Jews Longer Messiah Own Polemics Scriptures Their Worthy]
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. Julie Andrews
[ Failing Perseverance Succeeding Times]
Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal. Mike Ditka
[ Failure Fatal Permanent Success]
My first plan of escape having failed, I now determined upon another. Buffalo Bill
[ Another Determined Escape Failed First Having Now Plan Upon]
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
[ Absolute Adequate Capacity Denial Eligible Failure Ohio Registered Right Their Vote Voting Were]
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you. A. Whitney Brown
[ Fail Grace Humor Laughing Saving]
Nothing fails like success; nothing is so defeated as yesterday's triumphant Cause. Phyllis McGinley
[ Cause Defeated Fails Nothing Success Triumphant Yesterday]
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. Gavyn Davies
[ Bbc Could Digital Failure Fee Form Future Had Interesting Justify Licence Market Question System Whether World]
It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found - not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater. Saint Teresa of Avila
[ Although Away Believe Commit Corners Daughters Fail Found Gain Greater Here Hidden Incomparably Lapses Love May Midst More Occasions Often Our Sin Small Will]
Never permit failure to become a habit. William Frederick Book
[ Become Failure Habit Never Permit]
I don't believe in astrology. The only stars I can blame for my failures are those that walk about the stage. Noel Coward
[ Astrology Believe Blame Failures Only Stage Stars Those Walk]
You fail only if you stop writing. Ray Bradbury
[ Fail Only Stop Writing]
Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General. Daniel Inouye
[ Attorney Doubts Failure Fitness General Gonzales Grave Him His Legitimately Mind Mr Posed Questions Raises Respond Senate Serve States Their United]
Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread. Dirk Benedict
[ Again Anticipation Back City Come Dread Failure Health Hollywood Sickness Success Time]
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave. Mary Tyler Moore
[ Being Brave Chances Courage Fail Grow How Make Mistakes Nourishes Order Pain Practice Take Your]
In the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and for "finding himself." If he persists in shifting his responsibility to somebody else, he fails to find out the meaning of his own existence. Thomas Merton
[ Analysis Else Existence Fails Find Finding Himself His Individual Last Life Living Meaning Out Own Persists Person Responsibility Responsible Shifting Somebody]
I tried to start a theatre in LA and failed miserably, but I was probably not meant to raise money. Beth Henley
[ Failed La Meant Miserably Money Probably Raise Start Theatre Tried]
I have always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure. T. Boone Pickens
[ Always Believed Failure Important Lead Look New Periodically Predictability Show]
So why in the world would anyone support the unethical, failed use of embryonic stem cells instead of the ethical, successful use of adult stem cells? Because they do not know the difference. Virginia Foxx
[ Adult Anyone Because Cells Difference Embryonic Ethical Failed Instead Know Stem Successful Support Unethical Use Why World Would]
Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan early cost the world dearly later on. We dare not make the same mistake with China. Steve Forbes
[ China Cost Dare Deal Dearly Early Failure Germany Japan Later Make Mistake Our Properly Same World]
Of course you know this difference as well as I do, only you failed to draw from it the conclusions for the tactics in Western Europe, at least as far as I am able to judge from your works. Herman Gorter
[ Able Am Conclusions Course Difference Draw Europe Failed Far Judge Know Least Only Tactics Well Western Works Your]
But the advice was not taken - Johnstone did emigrate to Canada, and did mortgage his pension; and I fear - though I failed to trace his after history - that he suffered in consequence. Hugh Miller
[ Advice After Canada Consequence Did Emigrate Failed Fear His History Mortgage Pension Suffered Taken Though Trace]
Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails. F. L. Lucas
[ Better Directly Fails Far Grows Had Her Hoarse Imply Open Poetry Preach Pulpit Than Them Things Voice]
Failure to accord credit to anyone for what he may have done is a great weakness in any man. William Howard Taft
[ Accord Any Anyone Credit Done Failure Great Man May Weakness]
In the Seventies, a lot of executions via electric chair failed because of technical problems. Seed tells the true story of someone who survived and sought revenge. They buried him alive to make it seem he was dead. Uwe Boll
[ Alive Because Buried Chair Dead Electric Executions Failed Him Lot Make Problems Revenge Seed Seem Seventies Someone Sought Story Survived Technical Tells True Via]
It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes. Anne Baxter
[ Ashes Best Bird Early Failure Happen Life Phoenix Rise Up Wakes]
What would you do if you knew you could not fail? Robert H. Schuller
[ Could Fail Knew Would]
My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed. Mark Warner
[ Advice After Depended Due Failed Friends Good Had Hard Importantly Keep Luck Mentors Most Success Support Trying Work]
There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life. Thomas Huxley
[ Benefit Early Failures Few Greatest Life Making Practical]
The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure. Laurence J. Peter
[ Content Failed Failure Great Question Whether]
So nevertheless, what I'm saying is that what one is - one's parameters are constantly narrowed by one's success, and my desire is to widen my field even if I risk failure. Jeremy Irons
[ Constantly Desire Even Failure Field Narrowed Nevertheless Parameters Risk Saying Success Widen]
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it. James A. Michener
[ Age Because Called Dark Fails Light Refuse See Shine]
Unless the reformer can invent something which substitutes attractive virtues for attractive vices, he will fail. Walter Lippmann
[ Attractive Fail Invent Reformer Something Substitutes Unless Vices Virtues Which Will]
Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails. Robert Half
[ Fails Failure Goes Ingredient Into Kept Laziness Only Person Secret]
One of the great intellectual failures of the American intelligence community, and especially the counterterrorism community, is to assume if someone hasn't attacked us, it's because he can't or because we've defeated him. Michael Scheuer
[ American Assume Attacked Because Community Counterterrorism Defeated Especially Failures Great Hasn Him Intellectual Intelligence Someone Us]
Failing to plan is planning to fail. Alan Lakein
[ Fail Failing Plan Planning]
I'd like to say from the beginning that the 12 years I've been coming here, I've met unfailing courtesy and cooperation, courtesy from your people and cooperation from the Ministry of Information. Peter Arnett
[ Been Beginning Coming Cooperation Courtesy Here Information Met Ministry Say Years Your]
Negro banks, as a rule, have failed because the people, taught that their own pioneers in business cannot function in this sphere, withdrew their deposits. Carter G. Woodson
[ Banks Because Business Cannot Deposits Failed Function Negro Own Pioneers Rule Sphere Taught Their Withdrew]
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet. Robert H. Schuller Business
[ Failure Haven Just Mean Means Succeeded Yet]
If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative. Woody Allen
[ Again Anything Doing Every Failing Innovative Now Sign Very]
Hatred, which could destroy so much, never failed to destroy the man who hated, and this was an immutable law. James A. Baldwin
[ Could Destroy Failed Hated Hatred Immutable Law Man Much Never Which]
But the fact a person denies that he is theorising is no reason for taking him at his word and failing to investigate what implicit theory is involved in his statements. Talcott Parsons
[ Denies Fact Failing Him His Implicit Investigate Involved Person Reason Statements Taking Theory Word]
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. Cal Thomas
[ America Dangerous Developed Diseases Failure Immunity Love Most Organization Political Politics Power Suffer]
In high school, in sport, I had a coach who told me I was much better than I thought I was, and would make me do more in a positive sense. He was the first person who taught me not to be afraid of failure. Mike Krzyzewski
[ Afraid Better Coach Failure First Had High Make More Much Person Positive School Sense Sport Taught Than Thought Told Would]
Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure? Ernest Hemingway
[ Anybody Failure Interested Man Old Should Some Why]
You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because, remember that's where you'll find success - on the far side of failure. Thomas John Watson, Sr.
[ Ahead Because Discouraged Failure Far Find Go Learn Make Mistakes Remember Side Success Where]
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail. Thomas Jefferson
[ Aim Credit Duty Fail Give Mankind Only Where Will Your]
We are all of us failures, at least, the best of us are. James M. Barrie
[ Best Failures Least Us]
Some people think that prayer just means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for, they think the whole thing is a fraud. Gerald Vann
[ Asked Asking Exactly Fail Fraud Just Means Prayer Receive Some Thing Things Think Whole]
Put you energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it's too late to become a musician afterwards. Peter Tork
[ Accountant Afterwards Become Dentist Energy Fails Into Late Music Musician Put Then Too]
There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose. Kin Hubbard
[ Barrier Defeat Except Failure Inherent Insurmountable Longer Our Own Purpose Really Save Trying Weakness Within]
Wisconsin's kids shouldn't be allowed to fail just because Washington is failing them. Jim Doyle
[ Allowed Because Fail Failing Just Kids Them Washington Wisconsin]
Fear comes in two packages fear of failure, and sometimes, fear of success. Tom Kite
[ Comes Failure Fear Packages Sometimes Success Two]
If we had failed to pursue the facts as far as they led, we would have denied the public any knowledge of an unprecedented scheme of political surveillance and sabotage. Katharine Graham
[ Any Denied Facts Failed Far Had Knowledge Led Political Public Pursue Sabotage Scheme Surveillance Unprecedented Would]
Corporations are social organizations, the theater in which men and women realize or fail to realize purposeful and productive lives. Lester Bangs
[ Corporations Fail Lives Men Organizations Productive Purposeful Realize Social Theater Which Women]
Whatever we do or fail to do will influence the course of history. Arthur Henderson
[ Course Fail History Influence Whatever Will]
In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure. Malcolm X
[ Deeds Determines Failure Our Proper Respect Success Time Value]
It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature. Lord Melbourne
[ Any Confess Etc Failed Faults His Idleness Incapacity Less Love Man Nature Neglect Own Pleasure Pursuit Than Through Which Wounds]
These days I have to be extra nice in stores. It never fails that whenever I look as bad as I can possibly look or I am sort of cranky because the store is out of something, that is precisely the time when someone one will recognize me and say: 'I really like your show.' Lauren Graham
[ Am Bad Because Cranky Days Extra Fails Look Never Nice Out Possibly Precisely Really Recognize Say Show Someone Something Sort Store Stores These Time Whenever Will Your]
Failure is success if we learn from it. Malcolm Forbes Success
[ Failure Learn Success]
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds? Robert Browning
[ Alone Deeds Fail Men Strive Succeeds Why Words]
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve. John B. S. Haldane
[ Cases Due Easier Environment Failure Far Heredity How Improve Know Most Social Success Two]
I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged. David Guterson
[ Aware Being Book Challenged Did Expectation Fail Falter First Increased Inevitably Live Never Next Pleases Prior Promise Sense Simply Stage Successful Their Up Way Writers]
With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. Abraham Lincoln
[ Fail Nothing Public Sentiment Succeed Without]
Failure too is a form of death. Graham Greene
[ Death Failure Form Too]
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons. Denis Waitley
[ Failures Lessons Mistakes Only]
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed. Most successful people fail from time to time, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success. Michael Korda
[ Attempt Fail Failure Freedom Going Into Measure Merely Most New Propels Some Strength Succeed Success Successful Their Them Time Vital]
The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny. Jim DeMint
[ America Been Centuries Change Democrats Enemy Failed Fear Freedom Had Hope Mind More Nothing Over Policies Socialist Than Towards Tyranny World]
When it aims to express a love of the world it refuses to conceal the many reasons why the world is hard to love, though we must love it because we have no other, and to fail to love it is not to exist at all. Mark Van Doren
[ Aims Because Conceal Exist Express Fail Hard Love Many Must Other Reasons Refuses Though Why World]
Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood - we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we. Jean Rostand
[ Array Bad Cruelty Direction Facing Fail Faith Falsehood Iniquity Outrage Same See Stupidity Vanity Whole]
The young think that failure is the Siberian end of the line, banishment from all the living, and tend to do what I then did - which was to hide. James A. Baldwin
[ Banishment Did End Failure Hide Line Living Tend Then Think Which Young]
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture. Emily Dickinson
[ Fail Finite Infinite Venture]
Don't come home a failure. Ty Cobb
[ Come Failure Home]
At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things. Albert Camus
[ Above Accept Defects Exact Failures Far Foretell Go Hand Himself His How Know Man Number Palm Qualities Should These Things]
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Certain Destined Failure Many Out Perseverance Seemed Success Through Win]
Failure is the most terrible thing in our business. When we fail, the whole world knows about it. Desi Arnaz
[ Business Fail Failure Knows Most Our Terrible Thing Whole World]
Any commander who fails to exceed his authority is not of much use to his subordinates. Arleigh Burke
[ Any Authority Commander Exceed Fails His Much Subordinates Use]
What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Age Bear Burden Faculties Failing Hard Makes Memories Mental Old Physical]
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure. Thomas A. Edison
[ Discontent Failure First Man Necessity Progress Restlessness Satisfied Show Thoroughly Will]
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. Michael Chertoff
[ Accurate Assessments Awareness Capabilities City Clear Condition Disposal Failure First Give Ground Information Lack Our Physical Real Situational Think Us Well]
The most basic obligation we have to our veterans is that we keep the promises that were made to them. That is what makes the recent failures of the Veterans Administration so shameful. Doc Hastings
[ Administration Basic Failures Keep Made Makes Most Obligation Our Promises Recent Shameful Them Veterans Were]
If the people should elect, they will never fail to prefer some man of distinguished character, or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation. Gouverneur Morris
[ Character Continental Distinguished Elect Fail Man Might Never Prefer Reputation Services Should Some Speak Will]
I want to swim in both directions at once. Desire success, court failure. Alan Rickman
[ Both Court Desire Directions Failure Once Success Swim Want]
The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause. Gustav Mahler
[ Applause Depressed Failure Go Guiding Life Neither Nor Opinion Point Seduced Star Take Way Working World]
If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick. William James
[ Any Becomes Fails Fulfill Organism Potentialities Sick]
After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success. Mason Cooley
[ After Could Failures Ordinary Satisfied Spectacular Success]
A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration. Richard Schickel
[ Adaptations Because Become Characters Concerned Decoration Exercises Fail Fate Fictions Great Imposes Inconvenient Interior Lives Mere Monumental Movie Narratives Novel Often Primarily Respond Them These]
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it. Ambrose Bierce
[ Arms Bear Being Certain Convinced Doubts Enemies Enlist Failure First Himself His Makes Man Person Ranks Would]
The only risk of failure is promotion. Scott Adams
[ Failure Only Promotion Risk]
Aid can work where there is good governance, and usually fails where governments are unable or unwilling to commit aid to improve the lives of their people. Lee H. Hamilton
[ Aid Commit Fails Good Governance Governments Improve Lives Their Unable Unwilling Usually Where Work]
In other words, I think that if an audience listens to something as an experience of how in tune it is or something of that kind, that the whole point is somehow being missed, and the music has failed. John Eaton
[ Audience Being Experience Failed How Kind Listens Missed Music Other Point Somehow Something Think Tune Whole Words]
Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. Edward Eggleston
[ Begin End Failure Others Persistent Success Their Where]
I think IT projects are about supporting social systems-about communications between people and machines. They tend to fail due to cultural issues. Tim Berners-Lee
[ Between Communications Cultural Due Fail Issues Machines Projects Social Supporting Tend Think]
He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great. Herman Melville
[ Failed Great Man Never Somewhere]
It's not enough that I should succeed - others should fail. David Merrick Success
[ Enough Fail Others Should Succeed]
If you're doing your best, you won't have any time to worry about failure. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
[ Any Best Doing Failure Time Won Worry Your]
A man may fall many times, but he won't be a failure until he says that someone pushed him. Elmer G. Letterman
[ Failure Fall Him Man Many May Pushed Says Someone Times Until Won]
So the poet, who wants to be something that he cannot be, and is a failure in plain life, makes up fictitious versions of his predicament that are interesting even to other persons because nobody is a perfect automobile salesman. Allen Tate
[ Automobile Because Cannot Even Failure Fictitious His Interesting Life Makes Nobody Other Perfect Persons Plain Poet Predicament Salesman Something Up Versions Wants]
Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led. Warren G. Bennis
[ Failing Organizations Usually]
If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style. Quentin Crisp
[ Failure First May Style Succeed Your]
More can be learned from what works than from what fails. Rene Dubos
[ Fails Learned More Than Works]
A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason. Margaret Atwood
[ Built Evolved Failures Into Process Ratio Reason Wastebasket Writing]
But I always wanted my characters to be more than cyphers for the failings of their world. And I never had to look too hard to find a part of myself in them. Douglas Sirk
[ Always Characters Failings Find Had Hard Look More Myself Never Part Than Their Them Too Wanted World]
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are. Norman Vincent Peale
[ Any Anything Attitude Because Before Defeat Determines Ever Facing Fact Failure Important May Our Overcome Success Think Toward Us Way]
All the revision in the world will not save a bad first draft: for the architecture of the thing comes, or fails to come, in the first conception, and revision only affects the detail and ornament, alas! T. E. Lawrence
[ Affects Alas Architecture Bad Come Comes Conception Detail Draft Fails First Only Ornament Revision Save Thing Will World]
Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest. Richard V. Allen
[ Characterized Command Expected Failure Harm Hesitation Indecision Interest January National Office Our Provides Ship State System Take Will Winner]
I would not wish to imply that most industrial accidents are due to intemperance. But, certainly, temperance has never failed to reduce their number. William Lyon Mackenzie King
[ Accidents Certainly Due Failed Imply Industrial Intemperance Most Never Number Reduce Temperance Their Wish Would]
To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again. David Viscott
[ Again Any Consequence Effort Enthusiasm Face Fail Hurt Invite Limit Matter Natural Odds Other Prolonged Succeed Takes Think Time Trying Unfriendly Way Will Your Yourself]
Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Each Failure Key Mistake Something Success Teaches Us]
If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle
[ Failure Risk Run Succeed]
I always knew how to cook and at one point in my career where I had done nine television pilots before Three's Company and they all failed, I just got discouraged. Suzanne Somers
[ Always Before Career Company Cook Discouraged Done Failed Got Had How Just Knew Nine Pilots Point Television Three Where]
Failure is always an option. Adam Savage
[ Always Failure Option]
We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery. Samuel Smiles
[ Discover Discovery Failure Finding Learn Made Mistake More Much Never Often Out Probably Success Than Will Wisdom]
The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed. Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago, government had no claim to our income. Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed. Alan Keyes
[ Ago Allowed Before Claim Experiment Failed Government Had Imposed Income Just Only Our Sales Socialist Tariff Tax Taxes Twentieth-Century Us Were Years]
I mean, the truth of the matter is, I like the failures as much as I like the successes, it's only the world that doesn't like the failures. Sydney Pollack
[ Failures Matter Mean Much Only Successes Truth World]
In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not DNA. Gregory Bateson
[ Always Attempt Because Cultural Culture Dna Fails Geared Generation Human Learning Next Parents Pass Replicate Skills Transmission Values]
It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail. Peter Marshall
[ Better Cause Fail Succeed Than Ultimately Will]
The failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater, and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area, and especially to Spain. Carroll Quigley
[ Arab Area Areas Christianity Especially Even Failure Greater Increased Influence Sicily Spain Spread West]
If listeners aren't carried away to Heaven, I'm failing. La Monte Young
[ Away Carried Failing Heaven Listeners]
Men do not fail; they give up trying. Elihu Root
[ Fail Give Men Trying Up]
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. Greil Marcus
[ Always America Betrayal Ever Failure Hopes Kind Love Mass Money Shadowy Shared Simple Whether]
For four years, I listened to stories of intelligence failures, and it wasn't due to incompetence of anyone in the system, but that the system is so arcane. Charles F. Bass
[ Anyone Arcane Due Failures Four Incompetence Intelligence Listened Stories System Years]
The overwhelming majority of theories are rejected because they contain bad explanations, not because they fail experimental tests. David Deutsch
[ Bad Because Contain Experimental Explanations Fail Majority Overwhelming Rejected Tests Theories]
Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures. Don Johnson
[ Been Commercial Even Failures Films Find Haven Made Particularly Some Them Though]
We will not fail your expectations of us as a new nation dedicated to peace, democracy, and freedom. Shigeru Yoshida
[ Dedicated Democracy Expectations Fail Freedom Nation New Peace Us Will Your]
Success is never final, but failure can be. Bill Parcells
[ Failure Final Never Success]
American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century. Diane Ravitch
[ American Been Century Education Fads Failed Foolish Ideas Littered Past]
When a man fails to see the truth of certain generally accepted views, there is no law compelling him to provoke animosity by announcing his dissent. George Henry Lewes
[ Accepted Animosity Announcing Certain Compelling Dissent Fails Generally Him His Law Man Provoke See Truth Views]
I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. George Burns
[ Failure Hate Love Rather Something Success Than]
Opera happens because a large number of things amazingly fail to go wrong. Terry Prachett
[ Amazingly Because Fail Go Happens Large Number Opera Things Wrong]
If my duty does involve heralding His law in every arena, then the Church in America is failing radically today. Randall Terry
[ America Arena Church Does Duty Every Failing His Involve Law Radically Then Today]
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell Business
[ Failure Hard Learning Preparation Result Secrets Success Work]
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity. Leo Buscaglia
[ Eternity Fail Forever Give Given Lost Love Will]
Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration. Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure, and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance. Jim Clyburn
[ Access Administration Americans Been Colossal Companies Enjoying Every Failure Health Insurance Million Morning Over Pharmaceutical Plan Prescription Profits Republicans Seniors Unprecedented Up Wake Without Yet]
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down. Mary Pickford
[ Any Call Choose Down Failure Falling Fresh May Moment Start Staying Thing]
A politics that is not sensitive to the concerns and circumstances of people's lives, a politics that does not speak to and include people, is an intellectually arrogant politics that deserves to fail. Paul Wellstone
[ Arrogant Circumstances Concerns Deserves Does Fail Include Intellectually Lives Politics Sensitive Speak]
My failure, during the first five or six years of my art training, to get set in the right direction, and the disappointment which it caused me, drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative. Laurence Housman
[ Alternative Art Caused Direction Disappointment Drove During Failure First Five Get Into More Persistently Right Set Six Training Which Writing Years]
Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom. Erik Erikson
[ Accomplishment Child Children Failure Hateful His Joy Love Loved Mistake Much Prefer Symptom Triumph Very Want]
Indecision and delays are the parents of failure. George Canning
[ Delays Failure Indecision Parents]
In hard-core science fiction in which characters are responding to a change in environment, caused by nature or the universe or technology, what readers want to see is how people cope, and so the character are present to cope, or fail to cope. James Gunn
[ Caused Change Character Characters Cope Environment Fail Fiction Hard-Core How Nature Present Readers Responding Science See Technology Universe Want Which]
I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely. Ava Gardner
[ Always Failed Loved Main Marriages Never Reason Think Too Well Wisely]
The nature of show business is people within the business feel that if someone else fails, they move up a notch. Tom Arnold
[ Business Else Fails Feel Move Nature Notch Show Someone Up Within]
We do not realise that we are children of eternity. If we did, then success would be no success, and failure would be no failure to us. Joseph Barber Lightfoot
[ Children Did Eternity Failure Realise Success Then Us Would]
Brian was the oldest, I was in the middle and Carl was the baby. I was the troublemaker. Brian got great grades and Carl got the kind of grades I did. I failed everything. I was too busy fighting and running wild. Dennis Wilson
[ Baby Brian Busy Carl Did Everything Failed Fighting Got Grades Great Kind Middle Oldest Running Too Troublemaker Wild]
The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality. Toni Cade Bambara
[ Dream Failure Friends Only Real Realize Unreality]
I think I've always been somebody, since the deaths of my father and brother, who was afraid to hope. So, I was more prepared for failure and for rejection than for success. Amy Tan
[ Afraid Always Been Brother Deaths Failure Father Hope More Prepared Rejection Since Somebody Success Than Think]
They never fail who die in a great cause. Lord Byron
[ Cause Die Fail Great Never]
Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember. Anne Sullivan
[ Accomplished Again Began Beginning Each Fail Failing Glad Grow Keep Over Perhaps Purpose Remember Start Stronger Time Until Will]
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates
[ Celebrate Failure Fine Heed Important Lessons More Success]
Very few of the great leaders ever get through their careers without failing, sometimes dramatically. Phil Crosby
[ Careers Dramatically Ever Failing Few Get Great Leaders Sometimes Their Through Very Without]
Failure in the theater is more dramatic and uglier than any other form of writing. It costs so much, you feel so guilty. Lillian Hellman
[ Any Costs Dramatic Failure Feel Form Guilty More Much Other Than Theater Uglier Writing]
The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure. Elias Canetti
[ Because Cannot Difference Even Exact Failure Himself Image Impressive Might More Only Position Ruler Shaken Sufficient Their Think Two Unto World]
Those allies who failed to join us will regret it. They're making a mistake. Al D'Amato
[ Allies Failed Join Making Mistake Regret Those Us Will]
Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously. Barbara Deming
[ Actually Certain Conspicuously Course Deter Deterrence Doubt Fails Generally Instances Jails Others Punishing Said Speaking Too Troublesome Try Works]
The sad thing is, when it comes to diet, is that even when well-intentioned Feds try to do right by us, they fail. Either they're outvoted by puppets of agribusiness, or they are puppets of agribusiness. Mark Bittman
[ Comes Diet Either Even Fail Puppets Right Sad Thing Try Us Well-Intentioned]
Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach. Roger von Oech
[ Approach Benefits Fail Failure First Gives Learn New Opportunity Remember Second Try Two Work]
It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities, it's an irresponsible government that fails to choose. Tony Blair
[ Arrogant Choose Chooses Fails Government Irresponsible Priorities]