Quotations that match 'fail'.

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]
You have to risk failure to succeed. The important thing is not to make one single mistake that will jeopardize the future. An Wang
[ Failure Future Important Jeopardize Make Mistake Risk Single Succeed Thing Will]
Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Everyone Failure Option Succeed]
Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. Amelia Earhart
[ Challenge Fail Failure Impossible Men Others Should Their Try Women]
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]
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]
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. Kin Hubbard
[ Both Bring Does Failed Happiness Hard Poverty Pretty Tell Wealth]
Do not take yourself too seriously. You have to learn not to be dismayed at making mistakes. No human being can avoid failures. Lawrence G. Lovasik
[ Avoid Being Dismayed Failures Human Learn Making Mistakes Seriously Take Too Yourself]
Our poems will have failed if our readers are not brought by them beyond the poems. Muriel Rukeyser
[ Beyond Brought Failed Our Poems Readers Them Will]
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]
We've talked to the Europeans about it. It's clear if those negotiations fail, then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next step is to take the matter to the U.N. Security Council. Stephen Hadley
[ Agreed Clear Council Europeans Fail Matter Negotiations Next Security Step Take Talked Then Those]
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]
If the president is failing to disclose material facts with regard to legislation being presented to the Congress on a question as important as war and peace, I think it does impair the level of trust that the House and the Senate have for this administration. John Dingell
[ Administration Being Congress Disclose Does Facts Failing House Impair Important Legislation Level Material Peace Presented President Question Regard Senate Think Trust War]
War is something Arafat sends others to do for him. That is, the poor souls who believe in him. This pompous incompetent caused the failure of the Camp David negotiations, Clinton's mediation. Oriana Fallaci
[ Arafat Believe Camp Caused Clinton David Failure Him Incompetent Mediation Negotiations Others Pompous Poor Sends Something Souls War]
Failures of perspective in decision-making can be due to aspects of the social utility paradox, but more often result from simple mistakes caused by inadequate thought. Herman Kahn
[ Aspects Caused Decision-Making Due Failures Inadequate Mistakes More Often Paradox Perspective Result Simple Social Thought Utility]
Our managers hadn't had that kind of success - the record company hadn't, we hadn't - and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger, and if it wasn't it would be some kind of failure. Roland Gift
[ Bigger Company Even Failure Feeling Had Hadn Kind Managers Next Our Record Some Success Would]
I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure. George W. Bush
[ Ambition Ambitious Failure Hope Hopeful Know Likely Lot More Obviously Opposed Realize Succeed Success Washington]
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]
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]
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]
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. Ethel Barrymore
[ Achievements Difficulties Doubts Failures False Forget Keep Many Our Painful Past Speak Starts Tend Themselves Track]
What we have most to fear is failure of the heart. Sonia Johnson
[ Failure Fear Heart Most]
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]
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]
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]
Most cartoonists are failed actors. Milton Caniff
[ Actors Cartoonists Failed Most]
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]
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]
I was determined that if I failed it wouldn't be due to lack of effort. Heston Blumenthal
[ Determined Due Effort Failed Lack]
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]
Foreign aid is neither a failure nor a panacea. It is, instead, an important tool of American policy that can serve the interests of the United States and the world if wisely administered. Lee H. Hamilton
[ Administered Aid American Failure Foreign Important Instead Interests Neither Nor Panacea Policy Serve States Tool United Wisely World]
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]
It is better to be young in your failures than old in your successes. Flannery O'Connor
[ Better Failures Old Successes Than Young Your]
It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world. Charles Kettering
[ Arts Disgrace Fail Failing Greatest World]
It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don't work. Jerry Gillies
[ Beliefs Concentrated Energy Fail Hold Lot More Since Succeed Takes Than Work]
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]
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]
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]
After September 11, the European governments have completely failed. They are incapable of seeing beyond their own national scope of interests. Jurgen Habermas
[ After Beyond Completely European Failed Governments Incapable Interests National Own Scope Seeing September Their]
I gambled and I lost. I failed in securing my options for this choice for myself, but I succeeded in verifying the Dark Age is still with us. Jack Kevorkian
[ Age Choice Dark Failed Gambled Lost Myself Options Securing Still Succeeded Us Verifying]
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]
He 's ruthless only because of his ideals. Unfortunately he doesn't succeed. The thing fails and gets out of hand and takes charge of him. Idealism is the only excuse he could have and it's a great excuse. Terence Fisher
[ Because Charge Could Excuse Fails Gets Great Hand Him His Idealism Ideals Only Out Ruthless Succeed Takes Thing Unfortunately]
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]
Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. Edward Eggleston
[ Begin End Failure Others Persistent Success Their Where]
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]
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]
Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there - or failing to get there. Max Lerner
[ Cult Deeply Despite Effort Failing Get Getting Goal Involved Men Most Moved Reaching Success]
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is. Bob Feller
[ Again Baseball Behind Build Day Every Failures Game Life New Opportunity Over Put Start Success Way Yesterday]
We will not bend or fail until the blood of every last Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is spilt to redeem our land! Yasser Arafat
[ Bend Blood Child Elder Every Fail Jew Land Last Oldest Our Redeem Spilt Until Will Youngest]
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]
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]
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]
If our countries had war the one with the other, that was no cause that he should put us to death; with which they were out of heart that their cruel pretense failed them. For which God be forever-more praised. Will Adams
[ Cause Countries Cruel Death Failed God Had Heart Other Our Out Praised Pretense Put Should Their Them Us War Were Which]
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]
He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great. Herman Melville
[ Failed Great Man Never Somewhere]
Like Canada, we very much wanted the United Nations to be a relevant and effective body. But once those efforts failed, we no longer saw things from a multilateral perspective. For us, now, it is much more basic than that. It is about family. Paul Cellucci
[ Basic Body Canada Effective Efforts Failed Family Longer More Much Multilateral Nations Now Once Perspective Relevant Saw Than Things Those United Us Very Wanted]
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]
Whenever I fail as a father or husband... a toy and a diamond always works. Shahrukh Khan Dad
[ Always Diamond Fail Father Husband Toy Whenever Works]
Our Founding Fathers crafted a constitutional Republic for the first time in the history of the world because they were shaping a form of government that would not have the failures of a democracy in it, but had the representation of democracy in it. Steve King
[ Because Constitutional Crafted Democracy Failures Fathers First Form Founding Government Had History Our Representation Republic Shaping Time Were World Would]
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]
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]
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]
If I have any justification for having lived it's simply, I'm nothing but faults, failures and so on, but I have tried to make a good pair of shoes. There's some value in that. Arthur Miller
[ Any Failures Faults Good Having Justification Lived Make Nothing Pair Shoes Simply Some Tried Value]
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]
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]
As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions. Stephen Harper
[ Canadian Cost Failed Fairness God Led Millions Produced Religion Taxpayers Unity Untold]
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]
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]
Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never. Theodore Parker
[ Fails Inward Judgment Never Often Outward]
Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Each Failure Key Mistake Something Success Teaches Us]
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]
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. Julie Andrews
[ Failing Perseverance Succeeding Times]
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]
Terrorists have failed to trigger mass conflict between Muslims and non-Muslims in Europe. We should draw strength from that fact. Gijs de Vries
[ Between Conflict Draw Europe Fact Failed Mass Muslims Should Strength Terrorists Trigger]
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill
[ Continue Counts Courage Failure Fatal Final Success]
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]
Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. Jim Rohn
[ Day Errors Every Failure Few Judgment Repeated Simply]
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]
None of us is guaranteed against failure or corruption of any kind; witness what's going on in the world in this moment, the follies of human nature and the failures of human nature. Morris West
[ Against Any Corruption Failure Failures Follies Going Guaranteed Human Kind Moment Nature None Us Witness World]
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success! Doug Larson
[ Failures Friend Overlooks Success Tolerates True Your]
I think you can learn as much from success as you can from failure. Corey Hart
[ Failure Learn Much Success Think]
One fails forward toward success. Charles Kettering
[ Fails Forward Success Toward]
The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success. David Sarnoff
[ Between Difference Failure Often Persevere Success Will]
Now he must not go the wrong way round the circuit, and unless he can spin himself stationary through 360 degrees I fail to see how he can avoid doing so. Murray Walker
[ Avoid Circuit Degrees Doing Fail Go Himself How Must Now Round See Spin Stationary Through Unless Way Wrong]
Is anarchism possible? The failure of attempts to attain freedom does not mean the cause is lost. Johann Most
[ Anarchism Attain Attempts Cause Does Failure Freedom Lost Mean Possible]
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer. Sallust
[ Better Conquer Fail Fair Foul Means Than Use]
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]
Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed As, God be thanked! I do not. Robert Browning Hamilton
[ Aim Better Failed God High Low Succeed Than Thanked]
Our party's committed to tackling failing schools and cutting crime. Francis Maude
[ Committed Crime Cutting Failing Our Party Schools Tackling]
Why do Greeks always open restaurants that fail? George Chakiris
[ Always Fail Greeks Open Restaurants Why]
I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account. Preston Brooks
[ Account Calling Countrymen Failed Good Had Injury Offender Opinion Own Perhaps Personal Question Resent Self-Respect Should Such]
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]
We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success. Arianna Huffington
[ Accept Always Decisions Failure Make Need Opposite Part Right Screw Sometimes Success Understanding Up Won]
Now since France has three times in sixty years failed to obtain practical results from Political revolutions, all Europe is apt to press forward into new Social doctrine to regulate the future. Lajos Kossuth
[ Apt Doctrine Europe Failed Forward France Future Into New Now Obtain Political Practical Press Regulate Results Revolutions Since Sixty Social Three Times Years]
For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of will, as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination. Maxwell Maltz
[ Act Automatic Because Believed Commonly Fail Goal Imagination Mechanism Our Picture Sets Which Will Works]
If an ad campaign is built around a weak idea - or as is so often the case, no idea at all - I don't give a damn how good the execution is, it's going to fail. Morris Hite
[ Ad Around Built Campaign Case Damn Execution Fail Give Going Good How Idea Often Weak]
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]
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]
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]
I know acts and I'm not going to name names but these people sold ten million copies the first time and the second album sells three million and it's considered a failure and they're dropped and that's really a shame. Gerry Beckley
[ Acts Album Considered Copies Dropped Failure First Going Know Million Name Names Really Second Sells Shame Sold Ten These Three Time]
A hatred of failure has always been part of my nature. Paul Getty
[ Always Been Failure Hatred Nature Part]
I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring. Tom Baker
[ Anything Been Boring Compared Described Disappointment Doctor Ecstatic Except Failure Kind Muddle Never Outrageous Rather Really Rest Success Time]
I wish we could have acted quicker on Detroit or other failing schools. John Engler
[ Acted Could Detroit Failing Other Quicker Schools Wish]
They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America? Fidel Castro
[ Africa America Asia Capitalism Failure Latin Socialism Success Talk Where]
We go there with confidence, but we know there is a very fine line between success and failure in this game. Alan Shearer
[ Between Confidence Failure Fine Game Go Know Line Success Very]
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]
Fear of failure has always been my best motivator. Douglas Wood
[ Always Been Best Failure Fear Motivator]
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail. Erich Fromm
[ Fail Freedom Real Without]
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]
The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure. B. C. Forbes
[ Conscience Cost Failure His Man Millions Won]
You know, Hoosiers recognize pork when we see it. And they recognize what bailing out every failing business in America means - We're burying generations under a mountain range of debt. Mike Pence
[ America Burying Business Debt Every Failing Generations Know Means Mountain Out Pork Range Recognize See Under]
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]
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]
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison
[ Close Did Failures Gave How Life Many Realize Success Up Were]
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]
There is not a fiercer hell than the failure in a great object. John Keats
[ Failure Great Hell Object Than]
I think that failure by your own standards is certainly a form of success. Bonnie Hunt
[ Certainly Failure Form Own Standards Success Think Your]
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools. Alexander Pope
[ Fools Pride Vice]
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]
I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success. Joseph Barber Lightfoot
[ Discouraged Elated Failure Success Will]
Sometimes failure isn't an opportunity in disguise, it's just you. Doug Coupland
[ Disguise Failure Just Opportunity Sometimes]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
A life which does not go into action is a failure. Arnold J. Toynbee
[ Action Does Failure Go Into Life Which]
Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral. Rosalind Russell
[ Affair Failure Funeral Private Public Success]
He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts. Richard Whately
[ Efforts Exempt Failures Makes Only]
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]
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]
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]
The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies, Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates. George Jackson
[ Black Blacks Columns Dailies Estimated Etc Failed Fred Hampton Inmates Nation Obituary Reading Register Repression Savage Which]
I don't know why I started writing. I don't know why anybody does it. Maybe they're bored, or failures at something else. Cormac McCarthy
[ Anybody Bored Does Else Failures Know Maybe Something Started Why Writing]
Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall! Jonathan Taylor Thomas
[ Everytime Failing Fall Never Rising Success]
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]
There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love. Erich Fromm
[ Activity Any Enterprise Expectations Fails Hardly Hopes Love Out Regularly Started Such Tremendous Which Yet]
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]
I couldn't disappoint people. I did not want to fail and exhaust myself, because I was the kind of runner who trained so little that I couldn't race again within another 10 days. Roger Bannister
[ Again Another Because Days Did Disappoint Exhaust Fail Kind Little Myself Race Runner Trained Want Within]
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]
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]
In Washington, success is just a training course for failure. Simon Hoggart
[ Course Failure Just Success Training Washington]
There are many ways you can make money. Certain ways will make you happy, certain other ways will make other people happy. But if you go in because there's money in there, you're bound to fail, bound to fail! Joan Chen
[ Because Bound Certain Fail Go Happy Make Many Money Other Ways Will]
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it. Michelangelo
[ Beautiful Does Failing Gives Hear Much Never Pain See Thing]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try. Charles Kettering
[ Fail Last Mustn Only Time Try]
I was kind of scared of failing at acting. James Franco
[ Acting Failing Kind Scared]
Government will not fail to employ education, to strengthen its hands, and perpetuate its institutions. William Godwin
[ Education Employ Fail Government Hands Institutions Perpetuate Strengthen Will]
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]
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]
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. Rudyard Kipling
[ Excuse Failure Forty Million Reasons Single]
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]
Whatever we do or fail to do will influence the course of history. Arthur Henderson
[ Course Fail History Influence Whatever Will]
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]
In the end, the only people who fail are those who do not try. David Viscott
[ End Fail Only Those Try]
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]
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]
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. C. S. Lewis
[ Achievement Failures Finger Posts Road]
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]
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]
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]
The U.N. can be very frustrating and at times impotent, but it can also be a valuable forum for discussion and resolution of world problems. We should not walk away from it just because it's failed to live up to its promise. Robert Foster Bennett
[ Also Away Because Discussion Failed Forum Frustrating Impotent Just Live Problems Promise Resolution Should Times Up Valuable Very Walk World]
Sometimes the best lighting of all is a power failure. Doug Coupland
[ Best Failure Lighting Power Sometimes]
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]
Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Achieve Anything Blindly Consequences Creating Failing Go More Our Reflection Unintended Useful Way Without]
Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with. Paula Abdul
[ Afraid Also Best Everyone Failing Friend Make Successful Sure Surround Your Yourself]
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]
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]
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]
I think that when we're talking about youth violence, we're talking about kids who don't have opportunities, so they're engaged in a certain degree of lawlessness, because we as a society have failed them. Matt Gonzalez
[ Because Certain Degree Engaged Failed Kids Lawlessness Opportunities Society Talking Them Think Violence Youth]
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. Herbert Kaufman
[ Ambition Coaches Courage Failure Habit Long Only Persistence Postponed Success Victory]
Failure to prepare is preparing to fail. Mike Murdock
[ Fail Failure Prepare Preparing]
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]
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]
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]
There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life. Thomas Huxley
[ Benefit Early Failures Few Greatest Life Making Practical]
I think I fail a bit less than everyone else. Jack Nicklaus
[ Bit Else Everyone Fail Less Than Think]
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]
My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent. Ulysses S. Grant
[ Been Errors Failures Intent Judgment]
If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius - it wasn't a hype. If you hype it and it fails, then it was just a hype. Neil Bogart
[ Fails Genius Hype Just Something Succeeds Then]
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]
There was no reality to pain when it left one, thought while it held one fast all other realities failed. Rachel Field
[ Failed Fast Held Left Other Pain Realities Reality Thought While]
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]
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers. T. S. Eliot
[ Editors Failed Most Some Writers]
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying. Michael Jordan
[ Accept Everyone Fails Failure Something Trying]
On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love. Henry Drummond
[ Analysis Last Life Long Love Never Then]
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]
Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds? Robert Browning
[ Alone Deeds Fail Men Strive Succeeds Why Words]
If you don't fix latent failures in your system, you're asking for trouble. John Gould
[ Asking Failures Fix Latent System Trouble Your]
President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and their team have failed the American people, and that is why their majority will soon be out the door. Mitt Romney
[ American Door Failed Harry Majority Nancy Obama Obama Out Pelosi President Reid Soon Team Their Why Will]
But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to keep the nerves at strain, to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall, and baffled, get up and begin again. Robert Browning
[ Again Baffled Begin Dry Eyes Fail Fall Get Here Keep Laugh Nerves Purpose Strain Up]
It really is impossible not to like him. His success was his failure. Arthur C. Danto
[ Failure Him His Impossible Really Success]
The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns. Francis Picabia
[ Categories Divided Failures Into Two Unknowns World]
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]
Success and failure are equally disastrous. Tennessee Williams
[ Disastrous Equally Failure Success]
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]
I'm very comfortable with failure. I'm very comfortable being the guy who disappoints people. Steven Soderbergh
[ Being Comfortable Failure Guy Very]
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]
With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. Abraham Lincoln
[ Fail Nothing Public Sentiment Succeed Without]
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]
If you're not a born-again Christian, you're a failure as a human being. Jerry Falwell
[ Being Born-Again Christian Failure Human]
When terrorists attacked the symbols of our national unity and strength, they failed to realize that they were just symbols of our strength. The real strength of our nation comes from our people - not our buildings. Michael Enzi
[ Attacked Buildings Comes Failed Just Nation National Our Real Realize Strength Symbols Terrorists Unity Were]
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]
If you're the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you've gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure. Vin Diesel
[ Back California Came Credentials Dejected Dreams Failure Fulfill Gotta Home Later Make New Out Person Resourceful Sure Take Thinking Type Way Would Year York Your]
Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act. Maxwell Maltz
[ Abilities Act Bet Better Between Calculated Courage Difference Failure His Ideas Man Often Risk Successful Take]
Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial. Ross Perot
[ Failures Knees Painful Skinned Superficial]
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]
Never permit failure to become a habit. William Frederick Book
[ Become Failure Habit Never Permit]
Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us, and only for those who were willing to fail are the dangers and splendors of life. Carl Sandburg
[ Behind Blunder Cheer Dangers Every Fail Giving Life Only Splendors Those Us Were Willing]
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]
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]
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]
If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail. Henry A. Wallace
[ Adventure Charity Common Democracy Economic Fail Forward Go Great Making Malice Men None Our Political Practical Put Reality Sense Shall Social Toward Trust]
It's not enough that I should succeed - others should fail. David Merrick Success
[ Enough Fail Others Should Succeed]
I have been threatened occasionally. But that happens to everybody who is writing this kind of things. Threats will come without fail. It might happen to the most 'innocent' texts. If it gets too much we call the police. Steig Larsson
[ Been Call Come Everybody Fail Gets Happen Happens Innocent Kind Might Most Much Occasionally Police Texts Things Threatened Threats Too Will Without Writing]
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]
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]
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]
Children... are our legacy. Our responsibility. They are our destiny and we are theirs. The extent to which we fail as parents, we fail as God's children. Dirk Benedict
[ Children Destiny Extent Fail God Legacy Our Parents Responsibility Theirs Which]
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]
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]
One failure is worth seven and a half successes. Eli Khamarov
[ Failure Half Seven Successes Worth]
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]
Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success. Edward Dowden
[ Distinguished Failure Faithfully Noble Serves Sometimes Success World]
The failure of Socialism since 1945 is that whilst encouraging us all, the creators of wealth, to produce less through strikes, it has caused us all to demand a higher level of our own product. Brian Harris
[ Caused Creators Demand Encouraging Failure Higher Less Level Our Own Produce Product Since Socialism Strikes Through Us Wealth Whilst]
The easiest thing to do, whenever you fail, is to put yourself down by blaming your lack of ability for your misfortunes. Washington Irving
[ Ability Blaming Down Easiest Fail Lack Misfortunes Put Thing Whenever Your Yourself]
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]
Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best. Maude Adams
[ Best Day Endeavor Every Failure Fighting Fresh Life New Only Real Satisfaction Sometimes Think Your]
But to me the bottom line is the more education you can give yourself, and the more preparation you can do, the less chance of failing. Stuart Pearce
[ Bottom Chance Education Failing Give Less Line More Preparation Yourself]
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]
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]
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]
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success. Paramahansa Yogananda
[ Best Failure Season Seeds Sowing Success Time]
Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory. Orison Swett Marden
[ After Any Because Defeat Efforts Failed Finally Great Had Known Man Many Met Never Only Repeated Succeeded Victory Would]
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]
I desire an special interest in your prayers that my faith fail not in the day of adversity. John Hawley
[ Adversity Day Desire Fail Faith Interest Prayers Special Your]
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]
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]
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]
When you lose, you're more motivated. When you win, you fail to see your mistakes and probably no one can tell you anything. Venus Williams
[ Anything Fail Lose Mistakes More Motivated Probably See Tell Win Your]
The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again. Ben Stiller
[ Acting Again Cable Career Failure Guy Had Impacted Start Writing]
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]
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure. Zig Ziglar
[ Cannot Climb Costume Dressed Failure Ladder Success]
There's no such thing as failure - just waiting for success. John Osborne
[ Failure Just Success Such Thing Waiting]
The Republican movement have not behaved properly over the years. They have not themselves implemented the Agreement. If they had implemented the Agreement then they would have disarmed completely in May 2000, that is what they undertook to do, that is what they failed to do. David Trimble
[ Agreement Behaved Completely Disarmed Failed Had Implemented May Movement Over Properly Republican Themselves Then Undertook Would Years]
Words will not fail when the matter is well considered. Horace
[ Considered Fail Matter Well Will Words]
Civilization is a failure. We need to think what we can do together in love and peace. Serj Tankian
[ Civilization Failure Love Need Peace Think Together]
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]
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]
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]
I want anyone who believes in life, liberty, pursuit of happiness to succeed. And I want any force, any person, any element of an overarching Big Government that would stop your success, I want that organization, that element or that person to fail. I want you to succeed. Rush Limbaugh
[ Any Anyone Believes Big Element Fail Force Government Happiness Liberty Life Organization Person Pursuit Stop Succeed Success Want Would Your]
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]
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]
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence. Colin Powell
[ Failure Hard Learning Loyalty Perfection Persistence Result Success Work]
The only failure is not to try. George Clooney
[ Failure Only Try]
In their greatest hour of need, the world failed the people of Rwanda. Kofi Annan
[ Failed Greatest Hour Need Rwanda Their World]
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]
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill Success
[ Consists Enthusiasm Failure Going Loss Success Without]
Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure. Edsger Dijkstra
[ Between Decides Dispensable Elegance Factor Failure Luxury Success]
A minute's success pays the failure of years. Robert Browning
[ Failure Minute Pays Success Years]
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]
What would you do if you knew you could not fail? Robert H. Schuller
[ Could Fail Knew Would]
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. Colin Powell
[ Bringing Care Case Concluded Confidence Day Either Failure Help Leadership Leading Lost Problems Soldiers Solving Stop Stopped Their Them]
You always pass failure on your way to success. Mickey Rooney
[ Always Failure Pass Success Way Your]
Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in. Gustave Flaubert
[ Enterprises Failed Humiliating Idiots More Nothing See Succeed Than]
But in its final creation it was not the part of the Father's power to fail as though exhausted. It was not the part of His wisdom to waver in a needful matter through poverty of counsel. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
[ Counsel Creation Exhausted Fail Father Final His Matter Needful Part Poverty Power Though Through Waver Wisdom]
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]
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]
Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings. Cary Grant
[ Ah Beware Failings Own Past Recognition Snobbery Unwelcome]
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]
They fail, and they alone, who have not striven. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[ Alone Fail Striven]
The AEC scientists were so narrowly focused on arming the United States for nuclear war that they failed to perceive facts - even widely known ones - that were outside their limited field of vision. Barry Commoner
[ Even Facts Failed Field Focused Known Limited Narrowly Nuclear Ones Outside Perceive Scientists States Their United Vision War Were Widely]
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]
Without failure there is no sweetness in success. There's no understanding of it. Glenn Beck
[ Failure Success Sweetness Understanding Without]
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Empty Failing Full Groans Human Loudly More Often Pocketbook Stomach Than Unfortunate]
Failure has gone to his head. Wilson Mizner
[ Failure Gone Head His]
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]
A real failure does not need an excuse. It is an end in itself. Gertrude Stein
[ Does End Excuse Failure Itself Need Real]
Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners. Joe Gibbs
[ Expected Failures Ignored Losers Winners]
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]
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being. Paul Tillich
[ Being Fails Failure Forgiven His Never Risks Whole]
If Obama fails to win reelection, let the blame be first laid at the door of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, who at a pivotal point threw gasoline on the flames by comparing angry American citizens to Nazis. Camille Paglia
[ American Angry Blame Citizens Comparing Door Fails First Flames Gasoline House Laid Nancy Obama Obama Pelosi Pivotal Point Speaker Threw Win]
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]
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]
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery. Winston Churchill
[ Creed Envy Equal Failure Gospel Ignorance Inherent Misery Philosophy Sharing Socialism Virtue]
Where the senses fail us, reason must step in. Galileo Galilei
[ Fail Must Reason Senses Step Us Where]
At least I have the modesty to admit that lack of modesty is one of my failings. Hector Berlioz
[ Admit Failings Lack Least Modesty]
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]
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]
Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same, he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held in account later in the afterlife if he fails. Abu Bakar Bashir
[ Account Afterlife Any Enforce Fails Firmly Held Later Leader Likewise Same State Will]
I failed to make the chess team because of my height. Woody Allen Funny
[ Because Chess Failed Height Make Team]
There is no error so monstrous that it fails to find defenders among the ablest men. Lord Acton
[ Among Defenders Error Fails Find Men Monstrous]
The fact that The Bridge contains folk lore and other material suitable to the epic form need not therefore prove its failure as a long lyric poem, with interrelated sections. Hart Crane
[ Bridge Contains Epic Fact Failure Folk Form Interrelated Long Lore Lyric Material Need Other Poem Prove Sections Suitable Therefore]
We can scale the heights of mountains and see the world rayed out before us, but we fail to recognize that which is before us. Ruth St. Denis
[ Before Fail Heights Mountains Out Recognize Scale See Us Which World]
There is an increasingly pervasive sense not only of failure, but of futility. The legislative process has become a cruel shell game and the service system has become a bureaucratic maze, inefficient, incomprehensible, and inaccessible. Elliot Richardson
[ Become Bureaucratic Cruel Failure Futility Game Inaccessible Incomprehensible Increasingly Inefficient Legislative Maze Only Pervasive Process Sense Service Shell System]
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]
If anything characterizes the cultural life of the seventies in America, it is an insistence on preventing failures of communication. Richard Rosen
[ America Anything Characterizes Communication Cultural Failures Insistence Life Preventing Seventies]
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]
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles. Jawaharlal Nehru
[ Comes Failure Forget Ideals Objectives Only Our Principles]
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]
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]
Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world. William Allen White
[ Failed Force Made Men Never Only Reason Repression World Wrecks]
When an action is once done, it is right or wrong for ever; no accidental failure of its good or evil fruits can possibly alter that. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Accidental Action Alter Done Ever Evil Failure Fruits Good Once Possibly Right Wrong]
If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously. Cate Blanchett
[ Fail Gloriously Going Know Then]
We're failing when it comes to controlling spending. Lindsey Graham
[ Comes Controlling Failing Spending]
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]
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]
Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure, but low aim is crime. James Russell Lowell
[ Aim Begin Crime Failure Greatly Line Low Sublime Thou Though Time]
Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Business Continue Fail Good Life Our Spirits Succeed]
War, except in self-defense, is a failure of moral imagination. Bill Moyers
[ Except Failure Imagination Moral Self-Defense War]
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]
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]
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]
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]
So the reason that the Bay of Pigs failed was that the original promise made by Eisenhower was not kept by the subsequent Administration. It allowed hostile air to wipe out the approaching invasion force. E. Howard Hunt
[ Administration Air Allowed Approaching Bay Eisenhower Failed Force Hostile Invasion Kept Made Original Out Pigs Promise Reason Subsequent Wipe]
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]
The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism. Earl Warren Patriotism
[ Failure Found Imperatives Internationalism Most Our Paradox Recognize Time Tragic]
At times we expected the allies unquestioningly to follow our leads; sometimes we failed to consult them in advance before reversing policies; at other times we ignored their requests. Richard Kerry
[ Advance Allies Before Consult Expected Failed Follow Ignored Leads Other Our Policies Requests Reversing Sometimes Their Them Times]
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]
We make the oldest stories new when we succeed, and we are trapped by the old stories when we fail. Greil Marcus
[ Fail Make New Old Oldest Stories Succeed Trapped]
The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure. Sydney Pollack
[ Failure Film Make Reasons Sometimes Very]
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]
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]
There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage. Alexander Theroux
[ Failed Loneliness Marriage]
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]
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]
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]
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]
People accuse me of being Methody, but I'm not at all. The one thing I don't want people to see is me. I don't want them to be able to recognize my faults and failures and qualities, and I won't use those things to spark off emotions or to illustrate. Kristin Scott Thomas
[ Able Accuse Being Emotions Failures Faults Illustrate Off Qualities Recognize See Spark Them Thing Things Those Use Want Won]
I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to sport. Mike Krzyzewski
[ Again Also Basketball Contribution Examples Failure Good Handle Hope Just Kids Made Maybe Serve Sport Teachers Then Those Tried Well Win Winning Would]
I think there's something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It's humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed. Christopher Hampton
[ Commonplace Degrading Fail Having Humiliating Husband Rival Something Succeed Think]
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]
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]
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]
I really do believe that if you don't challenge yourself and risk failing, that it's not interesting. Julie Taymor
[ Believe Challenge Failing Interesting Really Risk Yourself]
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]
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]
I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed. George Allen
[ Action Apology Failure Formal Heartfelt History Lynching Most Needed Offer Our Rise Senate States Take Today United Victims]
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day. Jim Rohn
[ Cataclysmic Day Errors Event Every Fail Failure Few Instead Judgement Overnight Repeated Single]
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]
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Become Block Dams Dangerously Establishing Exist Fail Flow Justice Law Order Progress Purpose Social Structured]
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]
Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett
[ Again Better Fail Try]
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]
Unfortunately a Constitutional amendment that would have empowered Congress to make desecration of the United States flag illegal failed to pass by one vote. Kenny Marchant
[ Amendment Congress Constitutional Desecration Empowered Failed Flag Illegal Make Pass States Unfortunately United Vote Would]
Either we are all free, or we fail; democracy must belong to all of us. Dennis Chavez
[ Belong Democracy Either Fail Free Must Us]
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]
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]
With a definite, step-by-step plan - ah, what a difference it makes! You cannot fail, because each step carries you along to the next, like a track. Scott Reed
[ Ah Along Because Cannot Carries Definite Difference Each Fail Makes Next Plan Step Track]
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]
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]
Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies? Chester W. Nimitz
[ Consequences Failure Likely Material Might Operation Proposed Realm Succeed Supplies Terms]
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]
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]
I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me - I find fault. Branch Rickey
[ Affects Anything Because Children Civil Closest Concerns Courage Failure Fault Find Go Part Places Probabilities Respect Strength Them Those Uprightness Want]
So what is so strange about saying I want Barack Obama to fail if his mission is to reconstruct and reform this nation so that capitalism and individual liberty are not its foundation? I want the country to survive. I want the country to succeed. Rush Limbaugh
[ Barack Capitalism Country Fail Foundation His Individual Liberty Mission Nation Obama Obama Reconstruct Reform Saying Strange Succeed Survive Want]
We can't afford to see Afghanistan roll backwards into a failed state that could become a base from which terrorist campaigns can be launched anywhere in the world. Liam Fox
[ Afford Afghanistan Anywhere Backwards Base Become Campaigns Could Failed Into Launched Roll See State Terrorist Which World]
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]
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]
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]
Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art. Ezra Pound
[ Another Art Attempt Failures Just Numerous Oh Religion Resulting Those]
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]
Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success. Maude Adams
[ Afraid Failure Petty Success]
The Home Guards are required to come in at once and deliver up their arms, those who fail to do so will be regarded as enemies of the Government and treated accordingly. John H. Morgan
[ Accordingly Arms Come Deliver Enemies Fail Government Guards Home Once Regarded Required Their Those Treated Up Will]
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake. Anton Chekhov
[ Able Failures God Making Mistake Must Successes Tell Without]
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]
Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light. Beverly Sills
[ Angelic Candle Christians Demonic Does Fail Forever Glory Light Never Operation Powers Sense Should Sun World]
The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit. Samuel Gompers
[ Against Company Crime Fails Operate Profit Which Working Worst]
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]
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]
Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails to fulfill its obligations. Martin L. Gross
[ Claim Fails Fulfill Government Legitimacy Loses Obligations]
The best subjects are always people, who never fail to amaze me by their unpredictability. Ronnie James Dio
[ Always Amaze Best Fail Never Subjects Their Unpredictability]
Wherefore the mere practical architect is not able to assign sufficient reasons for the forms he adopts; and the theoretic architect also fails, grasping the shadow instead of the substance. Marcus V. Pollio
[ Able Adopts Also Architect Assign Fails Forms Grasping Instead Mere Practical Reasons Shadow Substance Sufficient Theoretic Wherefore]
I think it's one of the main negative emotional ingredients that fuels show business, because there's so much at stake and the fear of failure looms large. Garry Shandling
[ Because Business Emotional Failure Fear Fuels Ingredients Large Looms Main Much Negative Show Stake Think]
The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale. A. E. Housman
[ Ale Angry Bear Drink Dust Eternity Fail Lad Must Our Proud Shall Shoulder Sky Them Troubles Your]
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Always Assured Else Error Fails Immortality Spectacular]
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top. Joyce Brothers
[ Failure Getting Healthy Inevitable Interested Learn Part Person Process Success Top View]
I mean it shouldn't hang you up emotionally if your record fails. Bruce Johnston
[ Emotionally Fails Hang Mean Record Up Your]
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]
One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them. Thomas Sowell
[ Among Appreciate Common Dangerous Dishonorable Failings Failure Honorable How Other Some Them Thoroughly Trust]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The future of Conservatism lies in our beliefs and values, not by throwing them away. We need to shed associations that bind us to past failures, but hold faith with those things that make us Conservatives. Iain Duncan Smith
[ Associations Away Beliefs Bind Conservatism Conservatives Failures Faith Future Hold Lies Make Need Our Past Shed Them Things Those Throwing Us Values]
The failures and successes are necessary for learning. Wynonna Judd
[ Failures Learning Necessary Successes]
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]
Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital. Daniel Webster
[ Capital Energy Failure Frequently More Than Want]
Let us face it, the U.N. has failed. It has failed in its mission to promote world peace. Ginny B. Waite
[ Face Failed Mission Peace Promote Us World]
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]
There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows. Frederic William Farrar
[ Best Failure Knows Life Only Possible Real True]
In Iraq we must succeed. Failure is not an option. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Failure Iraq Must Option Succeed]
It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second. John Steinbeck
[ Admire Always Detest Egotism Failure Feeling First Generosity Greed Honesty Kindness Love Meanness Men Openness Our Produce Quality Second Seemed Self-Interest Sharpness Strange Success System Things Those Traits Understanding ]
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you. A. Whitney Brown
[ Fail Grace Humor Laughing Saving]
One of the biggest problems with the modern feminist movement is its failure to bring men along with us. Tammy Bruce
[ Along Biggest Bring Failure Feminist Men Modern Movement Problems Us]
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]
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]
The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice, there is little we can do to change; until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds. R. D. Laing
[ Because Change Deeds Fail Failing How Limited Little Notice Our Range Shapes Think Thoughts Until]
The only thing Google has failed to do, so far, is fail. John Battelle
[ Fail Failed Far Google Only Thing]
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion. Abdurrahman Wahid
[ Fail Grasp Islam Knowing Lenient Many Muslims Others Religion Systems Teaches Their These Tolerated Too Towards Understand Value Which]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
We create success or failure on the course primarily by our thoughts. Gary Player
[ Course Create Failure Our Primarily Success Thoughts]
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]
Enjoy failure and learn from it. You can never learn from success. James Dyson
[ Enjoy Failure Learn Never Success]
In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain. Frederick William Robertson
[ Done Earnest Earnestly Ever Failure Freely God Made Sacrifice Spoken Those Truly Vain Word Work World]
There are people out there who want me to fail, who want Jude to fail, who want our relationship to fail. Sadie Frost
[ Fail Jude Our Out Relationship Want]
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]
Many fail to realize this great recording industry was built by so-called jazz artists. And at the other end of the spectrum, a base in European classical music as well. Ahmad Jamal
[ Artists Base Built Classical End European Fail Great Industry Jazz Many Music Other Realize Recording So-Called Spectrum Well]
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]
Don't come home a failure. Ty Cobb
[ Come Failure Home]
The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features. Language and illustration combined must fail. John Wesley Powell
[ Adequately Art Attempting Beyond Cannot Canyon Combined Fail Features Grand Graphic Illustration Itself Language Must Nor Portray Powers Represented Resources Speech Symbols Taxed Their Wonders]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud. Sophocles
[ Fail Fraud Honor Rather Succeed Than]
To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail. Dorthea Brande
[ Act Fail Guarantee Impossible Success Were]
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]
We can constitutionally extirpate slavery at this time. But if we fail to do this, then unless we intend hereafter to violate the Constitution, we shall have a fugitive slave law in operation whenever the war is over. Jay Alan Sekulow
[ Constitution Constitutionally Fail Fugitive Hereafter Intend Law Operation Over Shall Slave Slavery Then Time Unless Violate War Whenever]
Pop culture hales you and wants you to fail. Aisha Tyler
[ Culture Fail Pop Wants]
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]
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]
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]
Specifically, the growing threat that sexual predators pose to our Nation's children and their families represents an area where our criminal justice system has failed the American people. Paul Gillmor
[ American Area Children Criminal Failed Families Growing Justice Nation Our Pose Predators Represents Sexual Specifically System Their Threat Where]
There was no indication of panic. The broken files marched back in steady step. The effort was nobly made and failed from the blows that could not be fended. James Longstreet
[ Back Blows Broken Could Effort Failed Files Indication Made Marched Nobly Panic Steady Step]
No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling, even if it be only the faintest shadow - and if it does not do so it is bad art and false morals. Kenneth Clark
[ Abstract Arouse Art Bad Does Even Fail Faintest False Feeling However Morals Nude Only Shadow Should Some Spectator]
All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Actions Doomed Equivalent Failure Human Principle]
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
[ Failure Flavor Gives Success]
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]
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]
I saw why people died and how they died. I saw gunshot wounds and liver failure. It was a good learning experience, so I came regularly on weekends and holidays. Michael Baden
[ Came Died Experience Failure Good Holidays How Learning Liver Regularly Saw Weekends Why Wounds]
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]
Me fail english? Thats unpossible. Matt Groening
[ English Fail Thats]
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]
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]
There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see. Malcolm Muggeridge
[ Darkness Failure Only See Such Thing]
The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Alleys City Contractors Draw Failing Filthy Habitually However Neglected Notoriously Payments Regular Streets Their Them Treasury Ward Were]
Yes, I am a failed playwright. I had three shows on Broadway by the time I was 30. They all flopped, and I fled. William Goldman
[ Am Broadway Failed Fled Had Playwright Shows Three Time Yes]
Closing the gap for women entrepreneurs should be a priority for the federal government - and yet the Small Business Administration has failed in their promise to women business owners. Ruben Hinojosa
[ Administration Business Closing Entrepreneurs Failed Federal Gap Government Owners Priority Promise Should Small Their Women Yet]
Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure. Koichi Tanaka
[ Development Engineer Failure Most Performed Results Work]
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]
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan Success
[ Again Failed Life Over Succeed Why]
I think our chances are not looking great today but the only way to fail for me is just not to try. Garry Kasparov
[ Chances Fail Great Just Looking Only Our Think Today Try Way]
I hate failure and that divorce was a Number One failure in my eyes. It was the worst period of my life. Neither Desi nor I have been the same since, physically or mentally. Lucille Ball
[ Been Divorce Eyes Failure Hate Life Mentally Neither Nor Number Period Physically Same Since Worst]
Marriages are under strain today in terms of economics. There are social cross-currents. We see failed marriages. But it is not under attack by our gay and lesbian citizens. Earl Blumenauer
[ Attack Citizens Economics Failed Gay Lesbian Marriages Our See Social Strain Terms Today Under]
Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam. Winston Churchill Success
[ Failure Going Loss Success Without]
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]
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]
This president failed so miserably in diplomacy that we are now forced to war. Tom Daschle
[ Diplomacy Failed Forced Miserably Now President War]
There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient. Sivananda
[ Failures Good Now Patient Reveal See Seeming Something Time Will]
Trial by jury. Live wherever you can make a living. How could a government based on such principles fail? Stephen Ambrose
[ Based Could Fail Government How Jury Live Living Make Principles Such Trial Wherever]
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]
War is failure of diplomacy. John Dingell
[ Diplomacy Failure War]
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. Abraham Lincoln
[ Everything Fail Nothing Public Sentiment Succeed Without]
Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail. Bram Cohen
[ Arena Changing Despite Emphasis Even Evil Existing Fail Fundamentally Goals Help Inevitably Inherently Laws Ones Only Political Rejected Succeed Techniques Technology View Way Would]
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]
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]
Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures. Bryant H. McGill
[ Ambitions Become Failures Sanctuary Your]
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]
In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's leading role in the world. Barack Obama
[ America Appreciate Europe Failure Leading Role World]
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]
The price of being close to the President is delivering bad news. You fail him if you don't tell him the truth. Others won't do it. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Bad Being Close Delivering Fail Him News Others President Price Tell Truth Won]
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]
The President today once again took the opportunity to reiterate his old, failed national security strategies and present them to the American people as new, dynamic ideas intended to better protect the American people. Ellen Tauscher
[ Again American Better Dynamic Failed His Ideas Intended National New Old Once Opportunity Present President Protect Security Strategies Them Today Took]
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]
How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood. Harold Ramis
[ Childhood Determined Early Failure Handles How Success Their]
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]
It doesn't matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again. Charles Kettering
[ Again Does Fail Matter Try]
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]
A great ad campaign will make a bad product fail faster. It will get more people to know it's bad. William Bernbach
[ Ad Bad Campaign Fail Faster Get Great Know Make More Product Will]
Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure. Xavier Becerra
[ Chronic Deterioration Disease End Experience Failure Function Gradual Kidney Million More Patients Result Twenty Where Which]
He who has conquered doubt and fear has conquered failure. James Lane Allen
[ Conquered Doubt Failure Fear]
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]
If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle
[ Failure Risk Run Succeed]
At 49, I can say something I never would have said when I was a player, that I'm a better person because of my failures and disgraces. Bill Walton
[ Because Better Failures Never Person Player Said Say Something Would]
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]
Success breeds success, and failure leads to a sort of fallow period. Felicity Kendal
[ Breeds Failure Fallow Leads Period Sort Success]
The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny. Norman Cousins
[ Comprehend Concerning Destiny Education Failure Human Main Matters Prepared]
You accept failure as a possible outcome of some of the experiments. If you don't get failures, you're not pushing hard enough on the objectives. John Poindexter
[ Accept Enough Experiments Failure Failures Get Hard Objectives Outcome Possible Pushing Some]
Failure is impossible. Susan B. Anthony History
[ Failure Impossible]
Every failure is a step to success. William Whewell
[ Every Failure Step Success]
The pressures are intense, because the rewards for success and the penalty for failure are more and more. Alan Hansen
[ Because Failure Intense More Penalty Pressures Rewards Success]
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]
But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts to protect the homeland if we do not take additional steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters. David E. Price
[ Additional Against Attacks Avoid Between Colleagues Disasters Efforts Fail Homeland Natural Our Ourselves Preparing Protect Protecting Responding Steps Take Terrorists Warn Will]
Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure. Sylvester Stallone
[ Controlling Culmination Failure Success Usually]
Nothing fails like success; nothing is so defeated as yesterday's triumphant Cause. Phyllis McGinley
[ Cause Defeated Fails Nothing Success Triumphant Yesterday]
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey
[ Afraid Another Fail Failure Greatness Queen Think]
Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed. Lily Tomlin
[ Afraid Behind Every Failure Had Missed Missing Opportunities Opportunity Somebody Wishes]
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]
But our system of regulation must keep up with this. If it fails to keep up, it will hold back economic expansion. We need financial market regulation that works at national and European level. John Bruton
[ Back Economic European Expansion Fails Financial Hold Keep Level Market Must National Need Our Regulation System Up Will Works]
And so, at the age of thirty, I had successively disgraced myself with three fine institutions, each of which had made me free of its full and rich resources, had trained me with skill and patience, and had shown me nothing but forbearance and charity when I failed in trust. Simon Raven
[ Age Charity Disgraced Each Failed Fine Forbearance Free Full Had Institutions Made Myself Nothing Patience Resources Rich Shown Skill Successively Thirty Three Trained Trust Which]
Iraq is a country that has been invaded. It's not a failing state that you want to help. It's a country that was functioning good or bad, with a horrible dictator, but you have invaded. Lakhdar Brahimi
[ Bad Been Country Dictator Failing Functioning Good Help Horrible Invaded Iraq State Want]
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]
It's bad when you fail morally. It's worse when you don't repent. Luis Palau
[ Bad Fail Morally Repent Worse]
Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts. John Wooden
[ Counts Courage Failure Fatal Final Never Success]
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]
No man fails who does his best. Orison Swett Marden
[ Best Does Fails His Man]
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]
Gaming in general is a male thing. It isn't that gaming is designed to exclude women. Everybody who's tried to design a game to interest a large female audience has failed. And I think that has to do with the different thinking processes of men and women. Gary Gygax
[ Audience Design Designed Different Everybody Exclude Failed Female Game Gaming General Interest Large Male Men Processes Thing Think Thinking Tried Women]
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Fail Hard Never Succeed Tried Worse]
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]
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]
No man is a failure who is enjoying life. William Feather
[ Enjoying Failure Life Man]
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]
Failure is always an option. Adam Savage
[ Always Failure Option]
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]
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]
The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it. Simon Wiesenthal
[ Church Denial Fail Forgiveness Generation Hear Home New Older Parents Refuses Schools Silence Tell Their Through Would]
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]
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]
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 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]
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]
His failures are as valuable as his successes: by misjudging one thing he conforms something else, even if at the time he does not know what that something else is. Bridget Riley
[ Conforms Does Else Even Failures His Know Something Successes Thing Time Valuable]
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]
That's why I believe that we must never fail to affirm that we are indeed one nation under God. Lee Greenwood
[ Affirm Believe Fail God Indeed Must Nation Never Under Why]
Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Zig Ziglar
[ Event Failure Person Remember]
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure. Carl Sandburg
[ Actions Doomed Equivalent Failure Human Principle]
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]
Humanitarian missions are little different from any other public enterprise, diplomacy included, which is susceptible of misinterpretation by the public, hence ultimately of failure. Alvin Adams
[ Any Different Diplomacy Enterprise Failure Hence Humanitarian Included Little Missions Other Public Susceptible Ultimately Which]
The cure for capitalism's failing would require that a government would have to rise above the interests of one class alone. Robert Heilbroner
[ Above Alone Capitalism Class Cure Failing Government Interests Require Rise Would]
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]
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]
Divide your movements into easy-to-do sections. If you fail, divide again. Peter Nivio Zarlenga
[ Again Divide Fail Into Movements Sections Your]
No student of history can fail to see the moral interest of the Middle Ages, any more than an artist can fail to see their aesthetic interest. Goldwin Smith
[ Aesthetic Ages Any Artist Fail History Interest Middle Moral More See Student Than Their]
During the 2000 election, the current administration told our military, help is on the way. That is clearly not the case. The administration has failed to request the funds needed for the defense of this Nation. We must give the Army what it needs. Ike Skelton
[ Administration Army Case Clearly Current Defense During Election Failed Funds Give Help Military Must Nation Needed Needs Our Request Told Way]
With engineering, I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly. Gordon Moore
[ Again Avoided Engineering Failure Failures Happen Make Next Opportunity Progress Quickly Rapidly Something Them Try View Want Year]
The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments, and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail, and to be seen to fail. Conor Cruise O'Brien
[ Capacity Enables Fail Governments Main Member Nations Proven Seen Survive Thing United]
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]
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]
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]
I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down. Allen Neuharth
[ Afraid Being Down Failed Fall First Quit Sky Venture]
You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give. E. O. Wilson
[ Aim Alone Behave Best Capable Choose Endure Failure Give Goal Hard High Honorably However Know More Needs Path Persist Prepare Right Seems Strive Than Times World]
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]
If the government is going to mandate levels and punish schools for failing, they should send that money to the school system. Robert Duncan
[ Failing Going Government Levels Mandate Money Punish School Schools Send Should System]
Sometimes one succeeds, sometimes one fails. Harold Bloom
[ Fails Sometimes Succeeds]
Don't think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success. Robert Orben
[ Failure Success Think]
Translation is the art of failure. Umberto Eco
[ Art Failure Translation]
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]
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]
George Tenet has been the director of central intelligence since 1997, time enough to have changed the Agency's culture. He has failed. He should go. Richard Perle
[ Agency Been Central Changed Culture Director Enough Failed George Go Intelligence Should Since Tenet Time]
A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection. Arthur Bloch
[ Appear Failure Final Inspection Passed Unit Until Will]
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]
They have had three years to get a resolution and they failed. Both of these guys have failed. Marcel Dionne
[ Both Failed Get Guys Had Resolution These Three Years]
The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand. George Edward Moore
[ Critics Failed Lot Remembered Understand]
So, it didn't do well. But now when I talk to kids who are first seeing it, they're surprised to hear the movie failed at the box office. Sometimes that's what happens. David Zucker
[ Box Failed First Happens Hear Kids Movie Now Office Seeing Sometimes Surprised Talk Well]
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]
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]
We're failing our children with education, we're failing our environment. Carol Moseley Braun
[ Children Education Environment Failing Our]
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]
In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Another Assassinate Brief Character Death Election Else Fails Five Four History Hold Hounded Impeached National Office Our Out Presidents Shot Their Them Worried]
Failing to plan is planning to fail. Alan Lakein
[ Fail Failing Plan Planning]
The only real failure in life is one not learned from. Anthony J. D'Angelo Education
[ Failure Learned Life Only Real]
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act. Andre Malraux
[ Abilities Act Bet Better Between Calculated Courage Difference Failure Ideas Often Person Risk Successful Take]
If you cry 'forward', you must without fail make plain in what direction to go. Anton Chekhov
[ Cry Direction Fail Forward Go Make Must Plain Without]
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]
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. Buddha
[ Best Failure Knows Life Only Real True]
War remains the decisive human failure. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Decisive Failure Human Remains War]
My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach. I kept it open for four years. It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half, five months of the year. But the bills kept coming all year. Mickey Gilley
[ Beach Bills Busy Coming Failure Five Four Half Kept Months Only Open Restaurant Tourist Town Year Years]
Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit. Napolean Hill
[ Adversity Benefit Carries Equivalent Every Failure Greater Heartache Seed]
To me, all war is failure for humanity, though it often is a bounty for commerce. Mark Edwards
[ Bounty Commerce Failure Humanity Often Though War]
Drilling in ANWR fails to lower energy prices today and sets no long term energy strategy for tomorrow. Dan Lipinski
[ Anwr Drilling Energy Fails Long Lower Prices Sets Strategy Term Today Tomorrow]
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]
It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure but to be determined not to fail. Jimmy Carter
[ Determined Fail Failure Fear Necessary Prospect]
If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable. E. O. Wilson
[ Alone Another Committed Effort Endeavor Fail Failure Find Forgiven Honorable Humanism Imperative Lost Memorable Moral Provided Quest Successful Those Way Whether Will]
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them again and again for, like true friends, they will never fail us - never cease to instruct - never cloy. Charles Caleb Colton
[ Again Books Cease Chosen Fail Few Friends Instruct Never Return Should Them Too True Us Well Will]
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]
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him. Winston Churchill
[ Asks Fails Him Kill Man Prisoner Then Tries War]
The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them. Bruno Bettelheim
[ Advice Books Children Desire Failure Fear Great How Led Library Offering Raise Right Them Whole Wonder]
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]
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. Oprah Winfrey
[ Again Better Cannot Fail High Moment Mount Never Only Own Second Thing Think Those Time Try Tumble Wire Your]
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]
In fact, if you look upon the situation today, there is great division in the world and we have failed to capitalize on that unity to finish the job in Afghanistan and against al Qaeda. Chris Van Hollen
[ Afghanistan Against Al Capitalize Division Fact Failed Finish Great Job Look Qaeda Situation Today Unity Upon World]
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit. Napoleon Hill
[ Adversity Benefit Carries Equal Every Failure Greater Heartache Seed]
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]
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time. Anthony J. D'Angelo Success
[ Fail Know Must Next Order Succeed Time]
Better than succeeding little by little is failing at one go. Jose Bergamin
[ Better Failing Go Little Succeeding Than]
I'd rather have huge success and huge failures than travel in the middle of the road. Kevyn Aucoin
[ Failures Huge Middle Rather Road Success Than Travel]
I think somehow you need to get to a certain point in your life where the notion of failure is absurd. Jeff Tweedy
[ Absurd Certain Failure Get Life Need Notion Point Somehow Think Where Your]
The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure. Anna Neagle
[ Between Difference Failure Had Made Probably Success Time Waited]
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]
Franklin Roosevelt said the test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance to those who have much; it is whether we provide enough to those who have too little. This reconciliation package fails that test as well. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Abundance Add Enough Fails Franklin Little More Much Our Package Progress Provide Reconciliation Roosevelt Said Test Those Too Well Whether]
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford Intelligence
[ Again Begin Failure Intelligently More Opportunity Simply Time]
I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life - you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations... We all have dreams. Annie Lennox
[ Been Death Dreams Expectations Failed Illness Know Life Loss Lot Mean Old Separation Through Whether Years]
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 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]
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement. Anna Garlin Spencer
[ Achievement Ambition Been Block Effort Failure First Forms Genius Human Intellectual Most Produce Rank Supreme Talent Used Way Women]
Success is never final, but failure can be. Bill Parcells
[ Failure Final Never Success]
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]
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure. Thomas A. Edison
[ Failure Man Satisfied Show Thoroughly Will]
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]
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]
It is often the failure who is the pioneer in new lands, new undertakings, and new forms of expression. Eric Hoffer
[ Expression Failure Forms Lands New Often Pioneer Undertakings]
Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. John Wooden
[ Change Failure Fatal Might]
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]
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]
Yes I try to do everything I can not to fail hideously. Bob Balaban
[ Everything Fail Try Yes]
Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country. Ambrose Bierce
[ Administration American Condition Country Failed Given Having Leave Office Person Politics Secure]
Then we can help these failed states turn around and give their people a better life. This, too, is a critical part of this global war on terrorism, and Canada and the United States are together. Paul Cellucci
[ Around Better Canada Critical Failed Give Global Help Life Part States Terrorism Their Then These Together Too Turn United War]
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]
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]
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]
The third group is focused on counterintelligence and security. I think the reason for that is fairly evident, in terms of vulnerabilities of the department and the harm that can come to it by failing to detect when we have, in fact, been harmed. Stephen Cambone
[ Been Come Counterintelligence Department Detect Evident Fact Failing Fairly Focused Group Harm Harmed Reason Security Terms Think Third Vulnerabilities]
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]
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]
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]
It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. Kin Hubbard
[ Both Bring Does Failed Happiness Hard Poverty Pretty Tell Wealth]
I realized some of the pitfalls of being well-known; it was nice if you were successful, but it made it just that much harder to take when you failed. Lawrence Welk
[ Being Failed Harder Just Made Much Nice Pitfalls Realized Some Successful Take Well-Known Were]
Los Angeles was an impression of failure, of disappointment, of despair, and of oddly makeshift lives. This is California? I thought. Joseph Barbera
[ Angeles California Despair Disappointment Failure Impression Lives Los Oddly Thought]
Take care, these Italians, full of failings, are neither you, nor me; they are your neighbors, the ones you meet on the staircase and whom you do not like to greet. Alberto Sordi
[ Care Failings Full Greet Italians Meet Neighbors Neither Nor Ones Staircase Take These Whom Your]
You need the willingness to fail all the time. John Backus
[ Fail Need Time Willingness]
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]
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]
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]
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 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]
After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success. Mason Cooley
[ After Could Failures Ordinary Satisfied Spectacular Success]
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed - I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself. Georges Clemenceau
[ Failed Himself Interesting Know Life Man Primarily Sign Surpass Tried Well]
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]
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]
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]
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? Robert H. Schuller Inspirational
[ Attempt Could Fail Great Knew Thing Would]
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]
You learn just as much from your failures. Sometimes you love your failures even more. Tina Weymouth
[ Even Failures Just Learn Love More Much Sometimes Your]
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]
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]
And every now and then people find the bugs, and they interpret those as cool failures in the Sims terms. For them it's like a treasure hunt, you know. Will Wright
[ Bugs Cool Every Failures Find Hunt Interpret Know Now Sims Terms Them Then Those Treasure]
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]
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]
If Plan A fails, they could always revert to Plan A. Mark Lawrenson
[ Always Could Fails Plan Revert]
And I went to New York and died; for 10 years I walked those pavements. I can't think of New York without feeling uncomfortable and feeling like a failure. Harvey Korman
[ Died Failure Feeling New Pavements Think Those Uncomfortable Walked Went Without Years York]
A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy. John Churton Collins
[ Because Difficult Easy Fails Fool Often Thinks]
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'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]
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]
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]
Why would we want to keep a tax cut that's failed? Why would we not want to go back to the Clinton tax code? And why would we not want to help every family more with a health-care plan like mine? Let's help average people. Let's be Democrats. Dick Gephardt
[ Average Back Clinton Code Cut Democrats Every Failed Family Go Health-Care Help Keep Mine More Plan Tax Want Why Would]
America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to. Larry Elder
[ Accept America Call Capitalism Consequences Failure Going Government Greatest Individuals Least Lets Nothing Out Possibility Practice Reap Represents Rewards Risks Someone Something Stays Take Theory Traditionally Used Way Why]
Where words fail, music speaks. Hans Christian Andersen
[ Fail Music Speaks Where Words]
We have actually experienced in recent months a dramatic demonstration of an unprecedented intelligence failure, perhaps the most significant intelligence failure in the history of the United States. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Actually Demonstration Dramatic Experienced Failure History Intelligence Months Most Perhaps Recent Significant States United Unprecedented]
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett
[ Again Better Ever Fail Failed Matter Tried Try]
The defense of our democracy against the forces that threaten it from without has made some of its failures to function at home glaringly apparent. Wendell Willkie
[ Against Apparent Defense Democracy Failures Forces Function Glaringly Home Made Our Some Threaten Without]
To fail to love is not to exist at all. Mark Van Doren
[ Exist Fail Love]
Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding. Burt Rutan
[ Failure Leads Testing Understanding]
So long as we have failed to eliminate any of the causes of human despair, we do not have the right to try to eliminate those means by which man tries to cleanse himself of despair. Antonin Artaud
[ Any Causes Cleanse Despair Eliminate Failed Himself Human Long Man Means Right Those Tries Try Which]
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. Nikola Tesla
[ Failings Force Inseparable Man Matter More Our Separate Virtues]
We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing. Robert E. Lee
[ Apparent Blessing Failed Failure God Good Often Proves Providence]
While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure. Bryant H. McGill
[ Also Both Disappointment Failure Father Happiness Hope Important Keeper Must Progress Promise Remember See While Your]
Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me. Evelyn Underhill
[ Affairs Amusements Concerned Fail Forgetting His Husband Interest Myself Often Other Patient Respond Show Things Tired Towards Very]
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do. Napoleon Hill
[ Any Before Comes Defeat Easiest Exactly Failures Life Logical Majority Man Meet Men Most Much Overtakes Perhaps Quit Some Success Sure Temporary Thing]
We are all failures at least, all the best of us are. J. M. Barrie
[ Best Failures Least Us]
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]
If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all. Pearl S. Buck
[ American Child Fails Life Our Us Way]
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]
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]
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]
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]
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life. Christopher Morley Anger
[ Angry Failure Life Made Man Never Woman]
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]
At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives. Robert Farrar Capon
[ Become Cook Develop Failure Great Her Knives Lies Many Regard Root Woman]
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]
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]
I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail. Lord Byron
[ Cervantes Check Crimes Efforts Fail Had How Men Punish Quixote Rather Redress Should Shown Such Tale Than Too True Very Willing Wrongs]
Your patience would fail you if I should continue to relate all the disrespectful speeches and treatment which your servants have been obliged to listen to and patiently to bear. Peter Stuyvesant
[ Bear Been Continue Disrespectful Fail Listen Obliged Patience Patiently Relate Servants Should Speeches Treatment Which Would Your]
It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success. Charlotte Whitton
[ Achieve Deal Determines Failure How Success]
But while success and failure depend on conditions, the mind neither waxes nor wanes. Bodhidharma
[ Conditions Depend Failure Mind Neither Nor Success While]
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]
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]
Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission. Extremists will continue to set off bombs, attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife. But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals. Barack Obama
[ Achieve Attack Bombs Civilians Combat Continue Course End Extremists Fail Goals Iraqi Mission Off Our Sectarian Set Spark Strife Terrorists Their These Try Ultimately Violence Will]
A mind at liberty to reflect on its own observations, if it produce nothing useful to the world, seldom fails of entertainment to itself. George Berkeley
[ Entertainment Fails Itself Liberty Mind Nothing Observations Own Produce Reflect Seldom Useful World]
You fail only if you stop writing. Ray Bradbury
[ Fail Only Stop Writing]
The Bush administration and Congressional Republicans have failed to bring up comprehensive energy reform or any piece of legislation for that matter that would lower gas prices, opting instead to give massive subsidies to the oil and gas industry. Rosa DeLauro
[ Administration Any Bring Bush Comprehensive Congressional Energy Failed Gas Give Industry Instead Legislation Lower Massive Matter Oil Piece Prices Reform Republicans Subsidies Up Would]
I want to be perfect. I don't want to fail. And you always fail. Robin Wright Penn
[ Always Fail Perfect Want]
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]
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]
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. John F. Kennedy
[ Achieve Dare Fail Greatly Miserably Those]
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. Thomas A. Edison
[ Failed Found Just Ways Won Work]
There is always time for failure. John Mortimer
[ Always Failure Time]
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail. Edwin Land
[ Afraid Aspect Being Creativity Essential Fail]
The fact is, Bush's war policy has failed. It's failed! Who better to say so than Jack Murtha? Rahm Emanuel
[ Better Bush Fact Failed Jack Policy Say Than War]
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. Beverly Sills
[ Disappointed Doomed Fail May Try]
Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure. S. I. Hayakawa
[ Am Between Difference Failed Failure Happens Himself Man Notice Says Three Times]
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]
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]
Whenever ideas fail, men invent words. Martin H. Fischer
[ Fail Ideas Invent Men Whenever Words]
The weakness in the company is if we fail to execute. Kevin Rollins
[ Company Execute Fail Weakness]
We are all of us failures, at least, the best of us are. James M. Barrie
[ Best Failures Least Us]
As the lower parts of the Japanese houses and shops are open both before and behind, I had peeps of these pretty little gardens as I passed along the streets; and wherever I observed one better than the rest I did not fail to pay it a visit. Robert Fortune
[ Along Before Behind Better Both Did Fail Gardens Had Houses Japanese Little Lower Observed Open Parts Passed Pay Peeps Pretty Rest Shops Streets Than These Visit Wherever]
There's nothing as exciting as a comeback - seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance. Rachel Griffiths
[ Chance Comeback Dreams Exciting Fail Getting Nothing Second Seeing Someone Them Then Watching]
No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes. Alfred Adler
[ Cause Experience Experiences Failure Just Make Our Out Purposes Shock So-Called Success Suffer Suits Them Trauma]
God will not forgive us if we fail. Leonid I. Brezhnev
[ Fail Forgive God Us Will]
Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways. Samuel McChord Crothers
[ Able Amazing Being Different Fail Hard Labors Many May Net Our Own Perfection Result Surprised Try Variety Versatility Ways]
Failing to find in women exactly the same kind of sexual emotions, as they find in themselves, men have concluded that there are none there at all. Havelock Ellis
[ Concluded Emotions Exactly Failing Find Kind Men None Same Sexual Themselves Women]