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Elbert Hubbard

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.” –Elbert Hubbard, writer, born June 19th, 1859

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Flash in the Pan

“Flash in the pan: This is a classic dead metaphor. It means a spectacular beginning that is quickly followed by failure. The allusion is to the action of the old flint-lock rifles. Occasionally after being all primed (loaded) to fire, … Continue reading

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Zig Ziglar

“You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.” –Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker, born November 6th, 1926 Happy Birthday!!

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Deepak Chopra

“Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.” –Deepak Chopra, philosopher, born October 22nd, 1946 Happy Birthday!!

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Kin Hubbard

“There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.” –Kin Hubbard, coach and motivational speaker, September 1st, 1968 Happy Birthday!!

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Roger Babson

“Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.” –Roger Babson, educator, born July 6th, 1875 Happy Birthday!!

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George Eliot

“Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.” –George Eliot, author, born November 22nd, 1819 Happy Birthday!!

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