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30 excellent quotes from powerful women about overcoming failure

30 Excellent Quotes From Powerful Women
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“Never be afraid of failure. And don’t stop yourself from doing something you want to do because of what others might think. Only you know yourself best.” –Suki Waterhouse

“You get so afraid of failure and so afraid of losing and so afraid of not being the best that it’s not a natural drive – it’s born out of fear of failure. Which helps in Hollywood.” –Gabrielle Union

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“Failure is a part of [the] process. You just learn to pick yourself up. And the quicker and more resilient you become, the better you are.” –Michelle Obama

“Why are you going to choose failure when success is an option?” ?Jillian Michaels

“I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try.” –Nikki Giovanni

“I thank God for my failures. Maybe not at the time but after some reflection. I never feel like a failure just because something I tried has failed.” –Dolly Parton

“If you’re constantly pushing yourself higher, higher, the law of averages—not to mention the myth of Icarus—predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do, I want you to know this, remember this: There is no such thing as failure.” –Oprah

“For my first show at ‘SNL’, I wrote a Bill Clinton sketch, and during our read-through, it wasn’t getting any laughs. This weight of embarrassment came over me, and I felt like I was sweating from my spine out. But I realized, ‘Okay, that happened, and I did not die.’ You’ve got to experience failure to understand that you can survive it.” –Tina Fey

“It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” –Ellen DeGeneres

“Women, like men, should try to do the impossible, and when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.” –Amelia Earhart

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