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Failing Quotes

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Failing to plan is planning to fail.
- Anonymous

Related topics: Motivational

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how
a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed
in any specific other-directed way,
then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer

Understand the difference between "failing,"
which each of us does often,
and "being a failure,"
which is a state of mind no one should
ever allow themself to fall into.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write.
Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Ideas are not thoughts; the thought respects the boundaries
that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself.
- Franz Grillparzer

I must have some sort of record in failing to get into the charts.
- Annni-Frid Lyngstad

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

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Wisconsin's kids shouldn't be allowed to fail just
because Washington is failing them.
- Jim Doyle

Better than succeeding little by little is failing at one go.
- Jose Bergamin

We must not condemn to frustration those whose job
it is to protect us by failing to provide them with
the necessary resources to meet the threats they face.
- Joe Lieberman

A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does
failing to hear and see it.
- Michelangelo

You grow up by making mistakes.
I've made a ton of them, but as long as I keep on failing better,
I don't mind.
- Joely Richardson

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

Our greatest glory consists not in never failing,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Oliver Goldsmith

It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Sometimes when you start losing detail,
whether it's in music or in life, something as small as failing to be polite,
you start to lose substance.
- Benny Goodman

It's always unfortunate when a reporter is sent behind
bars for failing to turn over sources.
There's no way to say what the long-term outcome will be.
- Judy Woodruff

One ends up relying on pure musical inspiration,
and failing that, the music won't lead to anything good,
or it will alienate all but the most die-hard fans.
- Boris Vian

I am consumed with the fear of failing.
Reaching deep down and finding confidence has made all my dreams come true.
- Arsenio Hall

I decided to become an actor because I was failing
in school and I needed the credits.
- Dustin Hoffman

We're failing our children with education,
we're failing our environment.
- Carol Moseley Braun

I really do believe that if you don't challenge yourself and risk failing,
that it's not interesting.
- Julie Taymor

If the government is going to mandate levels and punish schools for failing,
they should send that money to the school system.
- Robert Duncan

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

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
- Julie Andrews

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

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

I was kind of scared of failing at acting.
- James Franco

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

Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin,
except to be there when he doesn't want her.
- Pope Paul VI

So if I was dating somebody now and the relationship didn't work out,
I'd take that as failing.
- Gavin DeGraw

Very few of the great leaders ever get through their careers without failing,
sometimes dramatically.
- Phil Crosby

If listeners aren't carried away to Heaven,
I'm failing.
- La Monte Young

Our party's committed to tackling failing schools and cutting crime.
- Francis Maude

Meanwhile after failing the bar twice,
I knew some people in New York and moved here in August '71.
- Robert Quine

As I said there is nothing wrong with failing.
Pick yourself up and try it again.
You never are going to know how good you really are
until you go out and face failure.
- Henry Kravis

If you're not failing every now and again,
it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.
- Woody Allen

Go on failing.
Go on.
Only next time, try to fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

I know if I don't tour people will forget the record
and you run a high risk of the record failing.
- Daniel Johns

Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good.
Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience.
- Michael Eisner

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

Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall!
- Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
- Alexander Pope

The cure for capitalism's failing would require that
a government would have to rise above the interests of one class alone.
- Robert Heilbroner

It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook
often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led.
- Warren G. Bennis

Originality consists in trying to be like everybody else and failing.
- Raymond Radiguet

By failing to keep their end of the bargain,
the Bush administration would allow New Jersey projects
to deteriorate and make New Jersey highways and bridges less safe.
- Robert Menendez

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

Without reflection, we go blindly on our way,
creating more unintended consequences,
and failing to achieve anything useful.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

I'm not afraid of failing.
I don't like to fail.
I hate to fail.
But I'm not afraid of it.
- Vince McMahon

There's nothing wrong with failing if you learn from it,
and I've failed out here plenty.
- Trent Dilfer

I wish we could have acted quicker on Detroit or other failing schools.
- John Engler

It is not a disgrace to fail.
Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
- Charles Kettering

We do not kill the drama, we do not really limit its
appeal by failing to encourage the best in it;
but we do thereby foster the weakest and poorest elements.
- George P. Baker

Five years ago we were working on a new album when my health began failing.
- Lou Gramm

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

If my duty does involve heralding His law in every arena,
then the Church in America is failing radically today.
- Randall Terry

We're failing when it comes to controlling spending.
- Lindsey Graham

I don't think any drug that can cause brain damage,
failing kidneys, hardening arteries,
pain,
and suffering should be made available.
- Layne Staley

We need to teach the highly educated man that it is
not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every
failure to find its cause.
He must learn how to fail intelligently,
for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
- Charles Kettering

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

Keep on beginning and failing.
Each time you fail, start all over gain,
and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose -
not the one you began with perhaps,
but one you'll be glad to remember.
- Ben Stein

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

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

I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands
endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature,
and it should be displaced.
Failing that, I try to work with those companies and
help them change the way they think about our resources.
- Yvon Chouinard

One's only rival is one's own potentialities.
One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities.
In this sense, every man can be a king,
and must therefore be treated like a king.
- Abraham Maslow

I think some parents now look at a youngster failing as the final thing.
It's a process, and failure is part of the process.
I would like it if the teacher and the parents would connect more.
I think that used to be, but we're losing a little bit of that right now.
- Mike Krzyzewski

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

Taxation is the price we pay for failing to build a civilized society.
The higher the tax level, the greater the failure.
A centrally planned totalitarian state represents a
complete defeat for the civilized world,
while a totally voluntary society represents its ultimate success.
- Mark Skousen

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


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