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Horrid quotes[edit]

Full of fluff, this page has little real meaning. It isn't useful. Most of these quotes treat failure as a negative, provide no insights and teach nothing. 17:19, 23 December 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  • Failure is not an option.
    • Gene Kranz, Flight Director NASA, During the Apollo 13 Crisis
  • I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
  • Failure is all part of success
    • Anonymous
  • Failure plus failure plus failure equals success. You only fail when you quit.
    • Jack Hyles
    • Unattributed derivatives: "Failure equals success." and "Failure = Success"
  • If we do not succeed we run the risk of failure.
  • If at first you don't succeed, try, try, again. Then quit. There's no use in being a damn fool about it.
  • How far high failure overleaps the bounds of low success.
  • When a man blames others for his failures, it's a good idea to credit others with his successes.
  • There is no failure, only learning experiences
  • If at first you don't succeed, redefine what you did as success.
  • Failing to plan is planning to fail.
  • (Variant) Failure to plan is planning to fail.
  • (Variant) If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.
  • To fall is not to fail, you fail when you don't try
  • Failure is an illusion - it is only a lesson learned.
  • Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
  • You tried your best and failed miserably, the lesson is: "Never try".
    • Homer Simpson, in The Simpsons.