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    The greatest moral failing is to condemn something as a moral failing: no vice is worse than being judgmental.

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    The greatest teachers are the ones that turn a B student into an A student, or a failing student into a B student.

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    The greatest success goes to the person who is not afraid to fail in front of even the largest audience.

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    The great thing about theater is that you have so much time to prepare, and to fail, before presenting it to the public. In film, the high-wire act seems to be that much farther up, and the net seems to be less there.

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    The great thing about Los Angeles is that you can get so much money in this town by constantly failing. You can get a lot of television deals that don't go anywhere, but you still get paid.

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    The Greeks distinguished between good and bad behavior, language that enhanced or diminished persons. Being intoxicated with scientism, we fail to recognize that the seemingly technical terms used to identify psychiatric illnesses and interventions are simply dyphemisms and euphemisms.

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    The happiness that may emerge from taking a second look is central to Proust's therapeutic conception. It reveals the extent to which our dissatisfactions may be the result of failing to look properly at our lives rather than the result of anything inherently deficient about them.

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    The hardest part about being an entrepreneur is that you'll fail ten times for every success.

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    The human spirit fails, except when the Holy Spirit fills.

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    The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression. It may have had survival advantage in caveman days, to get more food, territory or a partner with whom to reproduce, but now it threatens to destroy us all.

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    The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression.

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    The important thing about security systems isn’t how they work, it’s how they fail.

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    The innovator's motto is this: I succeed or I learn but I never fail.

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    The intellect has only one failing, which, to be sure, is a very considerable one. It has no conscience.

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    The interesting thing about procrastination is that is has more to do with what we fail to do than with what we do.

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    The main trouble with this civilized world isn't that we adventure too much, but that we fail to adventure enough.

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    The love of wine is a good man's failing.

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    The lead either forges an instant connection with the reader, or the package fails.

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    The major difference I've found between the highly successful and the least successful is that the highly successful stick to it. They have staying power. Everybody fails. Everybody takes his knocks, but the highly successful keep coming back.

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    The moment you believe your own crap and excuses, you fail.

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    The man who fails to give fair service during the hours for which he is paid is dishonest. The man who is not willing to give more than this is foolish.

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    The modern believer is not suspicious enough, which is perhaps why when they try to construct arguments in their defence, the convictions are left doing all the work and reason, debilitated by neglect, weakly fails to prop them up.

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    The more the plans fail, the more the planners plan.

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    ...the more unlived your life, the greater your death anxiety. The more you fail to experience your life fully, the more you will fear death.

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    The most basic duty of government is to defend the lives of its own citizens. Any government that fails to do so is a government unworthy to lead.

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    The movie industry is failing women. And until the industry starts making serious changes, nothing is going to change.

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    The multiple failings of our flawed financial sector are jeopardizing, not only the retirement security of our nation's savers but the economy in which our entire society participates.

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    The multitude of people fail because they talk failure.

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    The multipurpose device will always fail.

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    The Muslims have got Islam as a legacy, hence they fail to recognize its value

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    The only time we fail is when we stop trying.

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    The nature of show business is people within the business feel that if someone else fails, they move up a notch.

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    The one way of guaranteeing to fail is to assume that we will.

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    The one who fails to prepare is preparing to fail.

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    The only thing we are sure to fail is that which we do not attempt

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    The only people I have ever seen paint successfully, consistently, with great authority, unselfconsciously and without fear of failing were about four years old.

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    The only thing Google has failed to do, so far, is fail.

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    The only way to fail is to quit.

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    The only way you can fail is if you stop praying.

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    The overwhelming majority of theories are rejected because they contain bad explanations, not because they fail experimental tests.

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    The Palestinian issue is a national, political issue. It's not to be seen as an economic issue that would be solved or addressed by some economic approach that makes the living standard of the people under occupation better. The Palestinian people are fed up with talks that have been going on for years. We are looking for peace, but we are not looking for a new peace process. This process will fail.

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    The Pound is sinking, the Peso's failing, the Lira's reeling, and feeling quite appalling.

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    The person... in the grip of an old distress says things that are not pertinent, does things that don't work, fails to cope with the situation, and endures terrible feelings that have nothing to do with the present.

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    [T]he people as ultimate sovereigns, retain the ultimate power - and even the duty - to overthrow any government that fails to respect their authority.

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    The person who reads can bail, but the person who doesn't fails.

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    The power of music just kinda kills all those ills; it cures everything and you’ve got more energy just from the music.  And, I’ve never seen it fail.  It’s good for ya; real good for ya.

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    The price of being close to the President is delivering bad news. You fail him if you don't tell him the truth. Others won't do it.

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    The primary conception of tennis is to get the ball over the net and at the same time to keep it within bounds of the court; failing this, within the borders of the neighborhood.

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    The... promptitude with which many painters, on arriving at an entirely new and unfamiliar place, settle down to work at once, never fails to astonish me: it seems indecent, like button-holing a complete stranger.

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    The prophet who fails to present a bearable alternative and yet preaches doom is part of the trap that he postulates.

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