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FAILURE - Words From The Frontline Of Greatness

This week I want to celebrate and be thankful for these wonderful inspiring icons that chose to embrace failure with open arms and have taught us so much.

I have certainly learnt that nothing in life that’s worthwhile will come easy:  

Big Goals Take Big Sacrifices

Maybe, the unique experiences and words of wisdom drawn from Life will help us to approach our failures in the same way.  
“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” - Confucious  
“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” - old Japanese proverb

?"We are all failures - at least the best of us are.”  - J.M Barrie.
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”  - Robert F. Kennedy
 “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.”  - Henry Ford
“There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.” - Oprah Winfrey
“I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.”  - Tony Robbins
“When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel.” -  Eloise Ristad
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”  - Ralph Waldo Emerson
“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.”  - J.K. Rowling
“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”  - Paulo Coelho
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, 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
“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”  - Theodore Roosevelt
“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”  - Ken Robinson
“When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” - Ellen DeGeneres
“My grandmother once told me, ‘Do not let failure go to your heart and do not let success go to your head.’”  - Will Smith
“Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.”  - Denis Waitley
“If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.” - Woody Allen
“I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.”  - Yohji Yamamoto
“It is fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”  - Bill Gates
“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of a greater or equal benefit.”  - Napoleon Hill

Farah Idris

Farah Idris

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