“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 —

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“Admitting failure is quite cleansing, but never – pleasurable.”

— Michael Morpurgo —

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“Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it’s better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life.”

— Michael Crawford —

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“There is always time for failure.”

— John Mortimer —

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“Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.”

— Denis Waitley —

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“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 —

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“There’s only one thing that can guarantee our failure, and that’s if we quit.”

— Craig Breedlove —

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“Start-ups make so many mistakes that the challenge to identify the root cause of a failure is tough. But believing in your own plan is probably the worst.”

— Eric Ries —

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“I don’t need to be looking at every failure of government, I need to be looking where failure of government needs reform.”

— Darrell Issa —

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