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There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention.

James Baldwin (1924-1987) African-American writer.

You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

Walt Disney (1901-1966) American film producer.

My downfall raises me to infinite heights.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.

Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904) American author y lawyer.

Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.

Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British statesman.


A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed, I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.

Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929) French statesman and journalist.

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.

Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) American inventor.

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) American inventor.

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) Irish writer, dramatist and poet,

And nothing to look backward to with pride, and nothing to look forward to with hope.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.