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Failure is a state of mind

“Fearful people have very few failure stories but they also have very few wins, because success is what happens after several pitfalls.”

“Don’t be so eager to win that you forget that failure is also a part of the process that makes up a champion.”

“It’s not always important to count your failures because you might run out on numbers, better just focus on counting your wins.”

“Fear regret more than failure.” – Taryn Rose

“She was unstoppable, not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them.” – Beau Taplin

“In order to succeed, you must be willing to experience failure.” – Anonymous

“The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama

“No matter what one does, regardless of failure or success, the experience is a form of success in itself.” – Jack Ma 

“Embrace failure. Never never quit. Get very comfortable with that uneasy feeling of going against the grain and trying something new.” – Terry Crews

“I think you have to try and fail, because failure gets you closer to what you’re good at.” – Louis C.K.

“Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again.” – Unknown

“When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel.” – Eloise Ristad

“Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can’t go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else’s success as your failure is a cancerous way to live.” – Kevin Bacon

“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.” – Douglas Adams

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” — Bill Gates

“The only thing that separates success from failure is one last attempt. Try one more time and you will get lucky.” — Apoorve Dubey

“Failure is a detour; not a dead-end street.” — Zig Ziglar

“If you want something you can have it, but only if you want everything that goes with it, including all the hard work and the despair, and only if you’re willing to risk failure.” – Philip Pullman

“Failure does not mean that you’ll never get what you want, sometimes failure means that you have to fight harder for something better.” – Unknown

“Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.” – William Saroyan

“How we deal with tragedy defines who we are. I used to be terrible at it. Beyond terrible. You are not going to let this deflate you. You are going to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and we will figure out what the next step is.” – Chris Traeger

“Failure is a state of mind. It’s like one of those sand traps an ant lion digs. You keep sliding back. Takes one hell of a jump to get out of it.” – John Steinbeck

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

“All my successes have been built on my failures.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.” – Alexander Dumas

“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

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” – George Washington Carver

“It is your own bad strategies, not the unfair opponent, that are to blame for your failures. You are responsible for the good and bad in your life.” –  Robert Greene 

“Keep your head up in failure, and your head down in success.” – Jerry Seinfeld

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