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Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.

— >Amelia Earhart

I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.

— Kobe Bryant

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.

— Oprah Winfrey

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

— Og Mandino

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.

— Colin Powell

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

— Winston Churchill

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

— Donald Trump

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

— Thomas A. Edison

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.

— Michael Jordan

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.

— Johnny Cash

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

— Henry Ford

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

— Bill Gates

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.

— Amelia Earhart

At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.

— Erin Cummings

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.

— Morihei Ueshiba

Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.

— James Altucher

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

— Theodore Roosevelt

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.

— Wilma Rudolph

Your personal life, your professional life, and your creative life are all intertwined. I went through a few very difficult years where I felt like a failure. But it was actually really important for me to go through that. Struggle, for me, is the most inspirational thing in the world at the end of the day – as long as you treat it that way.

— Skylar Grey

Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.

— Colin Powell
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