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30 excellent quotes from powerful women about overcoming failure

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It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” –J.K. Rowling

“You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don’t win, at least you can be satisfied that you’ve tried. If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals, you don’t branch out, you don’t try—you don’t take the risk.” –Rosalynn Carter

“Having the positive belief that it will all be OK just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.” –Natalie Massenet

“I hate how box-office failures are blamed on an actress, yet I don’t see a box-office failure blamed on men.” –Ellen Page

“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” –Coco Chanel

“Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.” –Mia Hamm

“At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.” –Erin Cummings

“I don’t want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about.” –Emma Watson

“Fact: From quitting smoking to skiing, we succeed to the degree we try, fail, and learn. Studies show that people who worry about mistakes shut down, but those who are relaxed about doing badly soon learn to do well. Success is built on failure.” –Martha Beck

“Failure. It doesn’t exist. ‘Failure’ is just what happens when we lose perspective.” –Donna Brazile

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