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A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face, It's nothing against you to fall down flat/ But to lie there-that's a disgrace.

Author: E. V. Cooke

Profession:

To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.

Author: Francis Crawford

Profession:

Everything ultimately fails, for we die, and that is either the penultimate failure or our most enigmatical achievement.

Author: Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977)

Profession: American Author, Critic

The most important of my discoveries has been suggested to me by my failures.

Author: Sir Humphrey Davy (1778-1829)

Profession: British Chemist

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

Author: Walt Disney (1901-1966)

Profession: American Artist, Film Producer

Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.

Author: Edward Dowden (1843-1913)

Profession: Irish Critic

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

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

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

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

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

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

We must expect to fail... but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.

Author: Ted W. Engstrom

Profession: American Religion and Social Leader