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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford, industrialist
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Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking. Bernard Baruch, businessman
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Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert Francis Kennedy, politician
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Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again. Richard Branson, businessman
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A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. Bob Dylan, musician
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Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill, statesman
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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
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Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out... Robert Collier, publisher
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Don't mistake activity for achievement. John Wooden, coach
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Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. Bill Gates, businessman
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If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful! Charles Barkley, athlete
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Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped. African Proverbs,
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No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. Harold MacMillan, politician
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Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm Abraham Lincoln, president
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Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
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My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them. Jack Kerouac, novelist
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Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed. LeBron James, athlete
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Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success, but by the fear of failure. Larry Ellison, businessman
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Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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The journey is the reward. Chinese Proverbs,
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I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I cannot accept not trying. Michael Jordan, athlete
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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone. Bill Cosby, comedian
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The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. Theodore Roosevelt, president
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It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates, businessman
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Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel, designer
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Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel, designer
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For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? James Allen, author
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Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities. Walter Scott, novelist
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Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet. Proverbs,
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I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
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Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. William Feather, author
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Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. Albert Einstein, physicist
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If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded. Maya Angelou, poet
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Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
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It's simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do. John R. Amos,
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Eighty percent of success is showing up. Woody Allen, director
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A full cup must be carried steadily. English Proverbs,
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Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view. Anonymous,
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The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure. Chinese Proverbs,
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Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction. Al Bernstein, writer
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You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
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He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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The best revenge is massive success. Frank Sinatra, musician
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The only way around is through. Robert Frost, poet
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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone. Bill Cosby, comedian
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Success is a journey, not a destination. Ben Sweetland, author
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Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. Jim Rohn, businessman
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If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people. Chinese Proverbs,
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Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats. Amos Bronson Alcott, educator
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Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. Henry David Thoreau, author
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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, politician
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What is a big shot except a little shot that kept on shooting. Proverbs,
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If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut. Albert Einstein, physicist
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If Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. Of course, no one would have remembered him either. Source Unknown,
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Failure doesn't mean you are a failure... it just means you haven't succeeded yet. Robert H. Schuller, clergyman
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Success has nothing to do with happiness. Gillian Anderson, actress
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You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. Walt Disney, cartoonist
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The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces Source Unknown,
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You have to be able to accept failure to get better. LeBron James, athlete
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The largest barrier to success is removing the mattress from one's back in the morning. Source Unknown,
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Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. John Wooden, coach
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To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. Beverly Sills, musician
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Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming. John Wooden, coach
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Success isn't how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started. Source Unknown,
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Remember that your failures are the seeds of your most glorious successes. Be sad if you must, but don't despair. Source Unknown,
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Your failures won't hurt you until you start blaming them on others. Source Unknown,
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To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
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You must get your living by loving, or at least half your life is a failure. Henry David Thoreau, author
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My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. Abraham Lincoln, president
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No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt, president
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Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success. Joyce Brothers, psychologist
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You will find the key to success under the alarm clock. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill, writer
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I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from non-successful ones is perseverance. Steve Jobs, businessman
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Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible. George Orwell, author
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Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell em, Certainly I can! -- and get busy and find out how to do it. Theodore Roosevelt, president
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There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self. William James, philosopher
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The guns and the bombs, the rockets and the warships, are all symbols of human failure. Lyndon B. Johnson, president
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Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes. Tom Cochrane, musician
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I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me. . .Failure always made me try harder next time. Michael Jordan, athlete
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To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it. Michael Korda, novelist
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We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success. Henry David Thoreau, author
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All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure. Mark Twain, author
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There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho, novelist
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Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail, in good spirits. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
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Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is. Johann von Goethe, writer
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Success is doing what you want to do, when you want, where you want, with whom you want, as much as you want. Anthony Robbins, author
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If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. John D. Rockefeller, businessman
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Never mistake activity for achievement. John Wooden, coach
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Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures. Bernard Baruch, businessman
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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, author
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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, statesman
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Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. Erma Bombeck, journalist
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The secret of success is consistency of purpose. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
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Success is the sum of details. Harvey S. Firestone, businessman
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The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses. Napoleon Hill, writer
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I want to put a ding in the universe. Steve Jobs, businessman
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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. Abraham Lincoln, president
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Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. Jim Rohn, businessman
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A successful person is a dreamer whom someone believed in. Source Unknown,
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A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake. Confucius, philosopher
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Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. Publilius Syrus, writer
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Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough. Source Unknown,
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Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you've got something to share. Steve Harvey, actor
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No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back. Proverbs,
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My downfall raises me to infinite heights. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough. Christian Nevell Bovee,
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Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. Henry Ford, industrialist
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Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction. Charles J. Givens, businessman
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Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman
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You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong. Warren Buffett, businessman
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I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got. Walter Cronkite, journalist
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I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things. Walt Disney, cartoonist
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Accomplishment is easiest when we work the hardest, and it is hardest when we work the easiest. Source Unknown,
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Success and money have nothing in common. Source Unknown,
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We fail far more often by timidity than by over-daring. David Grayson, journalist
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Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities. Napoleon Hill, writer
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There is no such thing as failure. There are only results. Anthony Robbins, author
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Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it. Sam Ewing, athlete
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Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. Napoleon Hill, writer
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The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet
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I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them. Pablo Picasso, painter
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The path to success is to take massive, determined action. Anthony Robbins, author
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Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you. William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist
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There's always something about your success that displeases even your best friends. Mark Twain, author
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Big men become big by doing what they didn't want to do when they didn't want to do it. Source Unknown,
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Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
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The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration then more practice and more concentration. Babe Didrikson Zaharias, athlete
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The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best. George Eliot, author
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Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times. Napoleon Hill, writer
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Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. Charles Franklin Kettering,
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Most people fail in life because they major in minor things. Anthony Robbins, author
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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Babe Ruth, athlete
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The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright
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When you stand at the edge of the cliff, jump to fly, not to fall. Source Unknown,
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There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons. Denis Waitley, motivational speaker
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Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. Zig Ziglar, author
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A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him. David Brinkley, journalist
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A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. John Burroughs, author
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No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty. George Eliot, author
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God will not look you over for medal, degrees or diplomas, but for scars. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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There is only one success -- to be able to spend your life in your own way. Christopher Morley, author
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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell, statesman
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What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. Otto Rank, psychologist
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Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well. Source Unknown,
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