“America thinks of itself as a meritocracy, so people have more respect for success and more contempt for failure.”

— Toby Young —

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“The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to center in their failure to concentrate on any particular objective long enough to obtain their maximum results.”

— Major Taylor —

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“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 —

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“Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.”

— Shahrukh Khan —

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“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 —

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“But if you have a solid walk with the Lord, then you won’t fear that failure.”

— Cliff Richard —

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“A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.”

— B. F. Skinner —

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“Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure?”

— Ernest Hemingway —

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“How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood.”

— Harold Ramis —

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