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Letter "F" » Failure
«An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.»
«A man may fall many times, but he won't be a failure until he says that someone pushed him.»
Author: Elmer G. Letterman
, Fall of Man
, push on
, push up
, The Fall of Man
«Because a fellow has failed once or twice or a dozen times, you don't want to set him down as a failure till he's dead or loses his courage.»
«A distributed system is one in which the failure of a computer you didn't even know existed can render your own computer unusable»
«All war represents a failure of diplomacy»
«All failures - neurotics, psychotics, criminals, drunkards, problem children, suicides, perverts, and prostitutes - are failures because they are lacking in social interest»
«All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.»
«Ambition is the last refuge of failure.»
«A stumble may prevent a fall.»
«By that sin fell the angels.»