Fail Quotes

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Jeffrey Eugenides
“Emotions, in my experience, aren't covered by single words. I don't believe in "sadness," "joy," or "regret." Maybe the best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it oversimplifies feeling. I'd like to have at my disposal complicated hybrid emotions, Germanic train-car constructions like, say, "the happiness that attends disaster." Or: "the disappointment of sleeping with one's fantasy." I'd like to show how "intimations of mortality brought on by aging family members" connects with "the hatred of mirrors that begins in middle age." I'd like to have a word for "the sadness inspired by failing restaurants" as well as for "the excitement of getting a room with a minibar." I've never had the right words to describe my life, and now that I've entered my story, I need them more than ever. ”
Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex

Carrie Ryan
“You stay safe, You love. You survive. You laugh and cry and struggle and sometimes you fail and sometimes you succeed. You Push.”
Carrie Ryan, The Dead-Tossed Waves

Lao Tzu
“Rushing into action, you fail.
Trying to grasp things, you lose them.
Forcing a project to completion,
you ruin what was almost ripe.

Therefore the Master takes action
by letting things take their course.
He remains as calm at the end
as at the beginning.
He has nothing,
thus has nothing to lose.
What he desires is non-desire;
what he learns is to unlearn.
He simply reminds people
of who they have always been.
He cares about nothing but the Tao.
Thus he can care for all things.”
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

Maria V. Snyder
“Many have tried to kill us. All have failed.
-Valek”
Maria V. Snyder, Magic Study

Santosh Kalwar
“Life is an experiment in which you may fail or succeed. Explore more, expect least.”
Santosh Kalwar

عمرو سلامة
“سؤال دائما ما يطرح نفسه فى حياتنا.. ليه كل ما هو "صح" و "كويس" و "مفيد" صعب؟ و ليه كل ما هو "غلط" و "وحش" و "مؤى" سهل؟”
عمرو سلامة, شاب كشك في رحلة البحث عن الجادون

Sarah Dessen
“Oh for God's sake,' Heather said, 'I wish you two would just go out, fail miserably as a couple, and get it over with.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

Idowu Koyenikan
“Failure is constructive feedback that tells you to try a different approach to accomplish what you want.”
Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for All: Living a Life of Success at the Edge of Your Ability

Martin Luther King Jr.
“The major problem of life is learning how to handle the costly interruptions. The door that slams shut, the plan that got sidetracked, the marriage that failed. Or that lovely poem that didn't get written because someone knocked on the door.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Michael Bassey Johnson
“When people complain of your complexity, they fail to remember that they made fun of your simplicity.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Anthony Horowitz
“Your name?"The movements of the man's mouth didn't quite match what he was saying, so seeing him speak was a bit like watching a badly dubbed film.

"Alex Gardiner," Alex said.

"Your real name?"

"I just told you."

"You lied. Your real name is Alex Rider."

"Why ask if you think you know?”
Anthony Horowitz, Skeleton Key

Lana Del Rey
“Being brave means that knowing when you fail, you won't fail forever.”
Lana Del Rey

Aprilynne Pike
“Whether or not there was room in her life for Tamani, Laurel knew that there was precious little room in Tamani's life for anything but Laurel. He lived to protect her, and he'd never failed her. Annoyed her, frustrated her, hurt her, maddened her - but never once failed her.”
Aprilynne Pike, Illusions

Israelmore Ayivor
“Whatever negative things people think and say about you is enough to bring you down provided you belief that it carries a weight that can push you hard. Don't agree to accept what critics say; be prepared to silence them by doing what they think you can't do!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Sigmund Freud
“America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.”
Sigmund Freud

Mike  Norton
“The true measure of a man is not what he dreams, but what he aspires to be; a dream is nothing without action. Whether one fails or succeeds is irrelevant; all that matters is that there was motion in his life. That alone affects the world.”
Mike Norton, White Mountain

Hasil Paudyal
“May be its mine bad-luck
Or yours not to get me
But I still have hope
Of being yours”
Hasil Paudyal, Blended Words

Rachel Cohn
“Cinderella!" Dov cried. "Let down your hair!”
Rachel Cohn, Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
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Libba Bray
“We have work to do if you are not to be a total failure like high-waisted, acid-wash jeans.”
Libba Bray, Beauty Queens

“If the fire in your heart is strong enough, it will burn away any obstacles that come your way.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Israelmore Ayivor
“If you drop your beliefs, you drop your success. God's mighty people begin to fall even as achievers when they begin to drop the beliefs they pursue at first.”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Israelmore Ayivor
“The way into the hall of success always passes through the chamber of decision. Decide to be a success; success is deliberate!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don't lose hope. If your hope gets lost, the other side called "failure" begins to win! The quickest medicine to heal a depressed soul is to command; "arise my soul and praise the Lord". Hope is the clothe piece in which wraps a healthy soul!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Israelmore Ayivor
“The most valuable lessons in life do not come when you are walking or running. They come when you fall down. You better take them and rise up!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Charles Bukowski
“There is nothing that teaches you more than regrouping after failure ad moving on. Yet most people are stricken wth fear. They fear failure so much that they fail.”
Charles Bukowski

Israelmore Ayivor
“Your decisions in hours of failure would determine whether you will forever be where you are or you will move out of that situation.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

Toba Beta
“Bukan doa orang lain yang membuat anda sukses atau gagal,
tapi karena anda telah mengaminkannya, sadar atau tak sadar.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Ana Claudia Antunes
“We should learn to smile as we fall,
So much so as when we have it all.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, A-Z of Happiness: Tips for Living and Breaking Through the Chain that Separates You from Getting That Dream Job

Israelmore Ayivor
“Just as the bird needs wings to fly, a leader needs useful information to flow. Leaders learn.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Ladder

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Failure is not the deterrent for the next try. Rather, it is information that empowers the next step.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

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