„Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.“

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„Most so called FAILURES are only temporary defeats“

—  Napoleon Hill American author 1883 - 1970

Quelle: Law of Success: The 21st-Century Edition

„I don't call that a failure, a real failure is when a man talks for an hour and says nothing.“

—  Joseph Dare (reverend) Australian clergyman 1831 - 1880

To Henry Howard, who had resolved never to attempt public speaking again after breaking down in attempting to speak in a church meeting. Reported in Dictionary of Australian Biography http://gutenberg.net.au/dictbiog/0-dict-biogHi-Hu.html#howard2|accessdate=2009-09-27.

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„Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.“

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -321 v.Chr

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„Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.“

—  Zig Ziglar American motivational speaker 1926 - 2012

Variante: Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

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„Failure is not having the courage to try, nothing more an nothing less.“

—  Robin S. Sharma Canadian self help writer 1965

Quelle: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams Reaching Your Destiny

„Nothing fails like success because we don't learn from it. We learn only from failure.“

—  Kenneth E. Boulding British-American economist 1910 - 1993

Kenneth Boulding (1971) "The diminishing returns of science" in: New Scientist. (March 25, 1971) Vol. 49, nr. 744. p. 682
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Kontext: Perhaps the most difficult ethical problem of the scientific community arises not so much from conflict with other subcultures as from its own success. Nothing fails like success because we don't learn from it. We learn only from failure.

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„In the British public service nothing succeeds like failure: indeed, failure is success, if looked on in the right way, namely as something requiring yet further intervention in people's lives to amend.“

—  Theodore Dalrymple English doctor and writer 1949

Mr Brown's self-esteem issue - or, asks Theodore Dalrymple, does Gordon Brown really believe that he can solve the problems of the world.
Quelle: The Social Affairs Unit (2006 - 2008)

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„We should not feel embarrassed by our difficulties, only by our failure to grow anything beautiful from them.“

—  Alain de Botton, buch The Consolations of Philosophy

Quelle: The Consolations of Philosophy (2000), Chapter VI, Consolation For Difficulties, p. 228.
Kontext: To cut out every negative root would simultaneously mean choking off positive elements that might arise from it further up the stem of the plant.
We should not feel embarrassed by our difficulties, only by our failure to grow anything beautiful from them.

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„Defeat ends when we launch into another battle. Failure has no end: it is a lifetime choice.“

—  Paulo Coelho, buch Manuscript Found in Accra

Quelle: Manuscript Found in Accra (2012), The Defeated Ones

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„Nothing takes the heart out of a man more than the expectation of failure.“

—  Robin Hobb, buch Assassin's Apprentice

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„There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing and be nothing.“

—  Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -321 v.Chr

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Quelle: Elbert Hubbard, Little Journeys to the Homes of American Statesmen (1898), p. 370 http://hdl.handle.net/2027/osu.32435065322687?urlappend=%3Bseq=458: "If you would escape moral and physical assassination, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing—court obscurity, for only in oblivion does safety lie." Other versions of the saying were repeated in several of Hubbard's later writings.

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„I'm not used to winning nothing – it's the first time it's happened to me. I'm disappointed. It's a failure.“

—  Zlatan Ibrahimović Swedish association football player 1981

After AC Milan lose the Scudetto to Juventus in 2012 http://www.insideworldsoccer.com/2012/05/zlatan-ibrahimovic-not-used-to-winning.html.
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„To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.“

—  Fred Shero Former ice hockey player and coach 1925 - 1990

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