Fail Hard: 15 Quotes on Failing to Succeed

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Is it OK to fail? Most people believe that failure is something to be embarrassed about, or to sweep under the rug. But is there something about owning our failures that gives us the keys to succeed?

Included below are 15 quotes from some of history’s greatest known thinkers and leaders on why failure doesn’t have to be as devastating as we think. Featuring quotes from Thomas Edison, Zig Ziglar, Randy Pausch, Maya Angelou, Winston Churchill, and more.

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Fail Hard: 15 Quotes on Failing to Succeed

  1. 1. FAIL HARD 15 QUOTES ON FAILING TO SUCCEED
  2. 2. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” ― Thomas A. Edison “I have not failed.
  3. 3. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ― Truman Capote
  4. 4. “Have no fear of perfection you’ll never reach it.” ― Salvador Dalí
  5. 5. “It may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ― Maya Angelou
  6. 6. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill
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  8. 8. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald
  9. 9. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” ― H.G. Wells
  10. 10. “If you're not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” ― Ken Robinson
  11. 11. “All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.” ― Sophocles
  12. 12. “Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” ― Samuel Beckett
  13. 13. “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” ― Henry Ford
  14. 14. “The person who failed often knows how to avoid future failures. ! The person who knows only success can be more oblivious to all the pitfalls.” ― Randy Pausch
  15. 15. “You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone.”
 — Johnny Cash
  16. 16. “Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.” ― Zig Ziglar
  17. 17. “Failure is always an option” ― Adam Savage
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