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Aimee Bender
There's a spectrum of those moments of connection and the moments we fail to connect, going from super-large successes to failures. Success would be love, I guess, and failure could still be love, but the bad side; and loss.
Aimee Bender
American Novelist
Carmen Dell'Orefice
The key to overcoming adversity is to be ready to understand that you have enough, no matter what rug is pulled out from under you. You can't live in fear, or thinking "I'll never figure it out." The more consciously we can understand what we're experiencing, the more that is our protection. So, we run into adversity, but we don't have to stay there if we have imagination and a way to help ourselves change course. Sometimes we can't - knowing the difference is wisdom and the acceptance that we have enough.
Carmen Dell'Orefice
American supermodel and actress
Colin Powell
In other words, don't expect to always be great. Disappointments, failures and setbacks are a normal part of the lifecycle of a unit or a company and what the leader has to do is constantly be up and say 'we have a problem, let's go and get it'.
Colin Powell
American Statesman
Bret Michaels
I believe you must find the things in life that you love, and don't let anybody or anything stop you. There may be lesser successes, but you're never a failure unless you choose not to do something. I don't fail unless I quit. You must believe to receive.
Bret Michaels
American Musician
Bob Feller
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.
Bob Feller
Athlete
Beth Moore
I think that what women need to hear is that there is life after failure.
Beth Moore
American Author
Asin
I believe that if you acheive success, you will also experience failures in life.
Asin
Indian Actress
Arthur C. Brooks
The more control you have over your life, the more responsible you feel for your own success - or failure.
Arthur C. Brooks
American Author
Arnold Bennett
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
Arnold Bennett
English Novelist
Anushka Sharma
Having failures in life is important to understand where, exactly, you stand.
Anushka Sharma
Indian Actress
Anne Baxter
It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.
Anne Baxter
American Actress
Ann Cotton
Be greedy for social change, and your life will be endlessly enriched. The only failure lies in not trying, or giving up.
Ann Cotton
Welsh Businesswoman
Amy Morin
Rather than make excuses for their failures, resilient people learn from each mistake. They identify skills, ideas, and life lessons that can be gained from each failed opportunity.
Amy Morin
American Author
Alice James
The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape.
Alice James
American Writer
Alice Dreger
You can't go into new life experiences without the understanding that yeah, you may fail, but knowing you might fail can't stop you from trying.
Alice Dreger
American Scientist
Ali Larter
When it comes down to it, at the end of the day, I need more out of my life and I need to push myself harder. And if at the end of the day I don't have it, then I don't have it, but at least I'm going to put myself out there. If I fail, I'm going to fail terrifically.
Ali Larter
American Model
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say ‘Why me?’ just say ‘Try me’
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
American actor, producer, retired professional wrestler and former American football and Canadian football player
Aisling Bea
Don't be afraid to look silly. You are only holding yourself back if you are afraid of looking silly or failing.
Aisling Bea
Irish Actress
Charles Leclerc
Whenever you want to reach your goal, obviously you are going through times that are not always easy, it not always goes your way, but if in these difficult times, you keep working, keep being focused on your goal, then you will eventually make it.
Charles Leclerc
Monégasque racing driver, currently racing in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. Leclerc won the GP3 Series championship in 2016 and the FIA Formula 2 Championship in 2017
Cristela Alonzo
Looking back, I remember my family laughing a lot. We were never the kind of people that dwelled on hard times. My family laughs when things are tough. Growing up like that, I got used to making jokes about things that were difficult. So when I started doing stand-up, that's what I went towards.
Cristela Alonzo
American Comedian
Christina Grimmie
I'm one of those people who laughs everything off. If I mess up, I just say, 'Ha! Totally didn't mean to do that.'
Christina Grimmie
American Musician
Christina Aguilera
People expect me to cry, but I always laugh when things go wrong.
Christina Aguilera
American Musician
Aristotle
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Aristotle
Greek Philosopher
Craig David
I recognise life is like a magnet. Positive and negative are on the opposite sides of the magnet. You can try to cut the negative part off, but it's still there. When you accept both of them, it's like, 'You know what? Don't get too identified with success or too identified with failure - just be cool with them.'
Craig David
English Musician
Craig Bellamy
I can understand failure: I've failed loads of times in my life; it's not a problem. I've never feared it, because it's a part of life.
Craig Bellamy
Welsh Athlete
Cory Booker
I'm going to have setbacks and failures; I'm not going to see change right away all of the time or most of the time. But everybody I've ever respected has failed at one thing or another. I've definitely fallen on my face. But I've also had a comparatively easy life.
Cory Booker
American Politician
Connie Britton
The thing about taking risks is, if it's really a risk, you really can fail. It's only a pretend risk if you really can't fail.
Connie Britton
American Actress
Claude Monet
My life has been nothing but a failure.
Claude Monet
French Artist
Christie Hefner
In any endeavor, you have to understand your tolerance for risk. What's a failure you can afford?
Christie Hefner
American Businesswoman
Christian Cage
My biggest fear, the only fear that I have is failing. I hate to fail at anything that I do and that's really my only fear in life, to be a failure.
Christian Cage
Canadian Wrestler
Chris Zylka
My greatest fear is failure.
Chris Zylka
American Actor
Chris Jericho
The only person that is going to tell you that you can't do things in life are people who have failed.
Chris Jericho
Canadian Wrestler
Chen Shui-bian
I understand the harsh feelings and sentiments from my opponents and their supporters because I myself have been defeated twice in my political life in the past and I understand very well it is hard to accept your own failure.
Chen Shui-bian
Statesman
Charles Stanley
Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.
Charles Stanley
American Clergyman
Carol Roth
Many businesses fail because the owner wasn't willing to invest and wasn't educated on the difference between spending money frivolously and investing money into the business for growth, and the risks and rewards of that cash infusion.
Carol Roth
American Author
Carol Alt
It's not about failure; it's about trying something and risking something for attaining your goal.
Carol Alt
American Model
Burt Rutan
NASA's myriad failures are in many ways the natural consequence of a catastrophic combination of bureaucracy, monopoly, and a calcifying aversion to the kind of risk necessary for innovation.
Burt Rutan
American Scientist
Brian Tyree Henry
I've discovered people in my lifetime who are like, 'I always wanted to sing but... ' It's like, 'Well then, did you try?' My thing was always not caring about failure.
Brian Tyree Henry
American Actor
Brett Ratner
When you're fearless, you take more risks because you're less conscious of failure or what can go wrong.
Brett Ratner
American Director
Brad Garlinghouse
To me, if we're not failing a little bit, we're not trying hard enough. I think great cultures encourage risk and are tolerant of failure. If you don't do that, you're going to end up with a culture that is stagnant and not thinking about the next generation of products and experiences.
Brad Garlinghouse
American Businessman
Bob McNair
A quarterback that goes out and performs for you and is a franchise quarterback is more valuable than a player playing another position, but there's a lot more risk there. It's a more difficult position to play, and there are lot more failures.
Bob McNair
American Businessman
Bernard L. Schwartz
Entrepreneurialism, to me, means being able to fail. And I believe that kind of leadership is not necessary only in business, but it's necessary for running countries, too. You've got to be able to believe in something strongly enough that you want to do it even if there's a risk of failure.
Bernard L. Schwartz
American Businessman
Bernard Baruch
Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
Bernard Baruch
American Businessman
Andre Malraux
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
Andre Malraux
French Author
An Wang
You have to risk failure to succeed. The important thing is not to make one single mistake that will jeopardize the future.
An Wang
American Businessman
Amy Grant
I think that if my kids are completely convinced of God's unfailing love for them, whether they fail or not, they'll have confidence to persevere in life.
Amy Grant
American Musician
Alison Gopnik
What we want in students is creativity and a willingness to fail. I always say to students, 'If you've never at some point stayed up all night talking to your new boyfriend about the meaning of life instead of preparing for the test, then you're not really an intellectual.'
Alison Gopnik
American Psychologist
Alexander Payne
I get asked, 'How can you have such failures in your films?' Well, what else is life about? There's some sense of constant failure in something. Humor gives you a distance from it.
Alexander Payne
American Director
Alain Ducasse
Failure is enriching. It's also important to accept that you'll make mistakes - it's how you build your expertise. The trick is to learn a positive lesson from all of life's negative moments.
Alain Ducasse
French Chef
Akshaye Khanna
My first film was a failure. I had many failures too. It's not easy dealing with it.
Akshaye Khanna
Indian Actor
Akshay Kumar
When you taste super-success after tasting super-failure, there is huge relief.
Akshay Kumar
Indian Actor
Ajay Piramal
I have always said that you have to fail. If you do not fail, it means you have never taken enough risks.
Ajay Piramal
Indian Businessman
Aisha Tyler
Success is not the absence of failure; it's the persistence through failure.
Aisha Tyler
American Actress
Adrian Edmondson
I'm waiting for the time when I fail - because we all fail - and I'm ready, I'll take up carpentry.
Adrian Edmondson
English Actor
Aditya Roy Kapur
Failure of a film doesn't diminish my love for acting.
Aditya Roy Kapur
Indian Actor
Adam Thielen
I love to compete and I hate failing.
Adam Thielen
American Athlete
Adam Savage
Failure is always an option.
Adam Savage
American Entertainer
Adam Neumann
WeWork is my fifth venture. I failed in my first, second and third, had mediocre success in the fourth.
Adam Neumann
American Businessman
Adam Lashinsky
If one's man's trash is another man's treasure, then one industry's potential failure is another's opportunity.
Adam Lashinsky
American Editor
Adam Grant
When trying to innovate, most people stop after 10-15 possibilities, failing to recognize that their first ideas are usually the most obvious ones.
Adam Grant
American Author
Adam Driver
Acting is really about having the courage to fail in front of people.
Adam Driver
American Actor
Adam Draper
A startup is literally just a series of unfortunate events where you failed, failed, failed, and failed until you succeed.
Adam Draper
American Businessman
Abraham Maslow
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
American Psychologist
Abi Morgan
All work is a process of failure. Every single thing I write, I look at it and go, 'Do better. That's not good enough. Do better.' And so, that keeps me up at night.
Abi Morgan
Welsh Playwright
Abhimanyu Singh
I have learnt the hard way that neither success nor failure last forever.
Abhimanyu Singh
Indian Actor
Abhijit Banerjee
Whenever we try something new, mistakes will happen. Seemingly good ideas will fail and need to be re-thought.
Abhijit Banerjee
American Economist
Abby Wambach
Sometimes when you fail, it allows you the opportunity to grow more motivation and get more intense about your training.
Abby Wambach
American Athlete
AB de Villiers
The fear of failing... not quite the fear of failing, but the uncertainty of whether you are going to perform or not, is there every single game I have played in my life. It will always be there.
AB de Villiers
South African Athlete
Aaron Sorkin
I've loved every minute I've spent in television. And I've had much more failure, as traditionally measured, than success in television. I've done four shows, and only one of them was the 'West Wing.'
Aaron Sorkin
American Screenwriter
Aaron Judge
To a certain extent, I enjoy failure. It's part of the game. There's always room to grow; there's room to improve.
Aaron Judge
American Athlete
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Indian Statesman
Adriel Jeremiah Green
I think what pushes me every day is that I'm so afraid to fail. I think it comes from what I went through in school growing up and not being great in the classroom and having to work harder than everybody else.
Adriel Jeremiah Green
American Football Player
Abraham Lincoln
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Abraham Lincoln
American President
Aisling Bea
While we talk about successes, I think it's also important to talk about all the failures. Like, for every Netflix special, there's things that don't work.
Aisling Bea
Irish Actress
Ali Larter
I was brought up to believe that there is no such thing as failure as long as I'm trying my best. So I've had a 'blood, guts and glory' approach through my whole life.
Ali Larter
American Model