The Soviet Union did not achieve victory over the West so was my information inadequate to help them to victory or did it play no particular role in their failure to achieve victory?
There's only one thing that can guarantee our failure and that's if we quit.
Failure is not fatal victory is not success.
Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
It really is impossible not to like him. His success was his failure.
Don't take too much comfort in the fact that you're successful today because tomorrow could bring failure. There's no surety in life.
Success and failure are greatly overrated. But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about.
I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure.
Ken Lay has does and will continue to accept responsibility for the fall of Enron. He was the man at the controls. But failure is not a crime.
It is commonly said that a teacher fails if he has not been surpassed by his students. There has been no failure on our part in this regard considering how far they have gone.
Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.
Spend enough time around success and failure and you learn a reverence for possibility.
There's tons of creative people in television that have one failure after another and they just step up higher. I could never get over that. When I had a failure there was no such thing as just getting over it.
Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life.
I had to succeed. Failure means I would have to be homeless again.
Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
Failure is not a crime. The crime is not trying.
Never permit failure to become a habit.
In Washington success is just a training course for failure.
After that he turned to the question of invading England. Hitler said that during the previous year he could not afford to risk a possible failure apart from that he had not wished to provoke the British as he hoped to arrange peace talks.
The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
We are equally glad and surprised at Winston's return to office. It shows that he was built for success that he should have declined to withdraw and sulk over a superficial failure.
Testing leads to failure and failure leads to understanding.
Divorce is never a pleasant experience. You look upon it as a failure. But I learned to be a different person once we broke up. Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success.
Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success and in some ways it's better to have failure at the beginning of your career or your life.
And obviously with hindsight now now knowing what went on in the company it would have been absolutely appropriate back then for us to have the chief executive of the company most senior person in the United Kingdom come and answer for the policy they were pursuing. And we ducked that and frankly that's a failure of Parliament.
I think our failure in the production of good town churches of distinctive character must have struck you often as it has me when contrasted with our comparative success in country churches.
At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.
I grew up playing sports. There is a clear line between success and failure.
I simply don't believe in failure. In itself it doesn't exist. We create it. We make ourselves fail.
I knew that there were several among African-American leaders who had been put out by me because of my failure or reluctance to endorse Sen. Kerry.
The assertion of failure coming from such persons does not mean that Mr. Mill failed to promote the practical success of those objects the advocacy of which forms the chief feature of his political writings.
With engineering I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly.
Our managers hadn't had that kind of success - the record company hadn't we hadn't - and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger and if it wasn't it would be some kind of failure.
It breaks my heart to see these young really talented bands getting chewed up into the system. I remember a time if you'd signed to a major label it was such a sell out! But now... unless you've signed to a big label you're a failure now.
Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort nor the failure tires. The waste remains the waste remains and kills.
The sentiments in Hawaii about Washington's failure of leadership are no different than the rest of the country.
If you want to increase your success rate double your failure rate.
You have to risk failure to succeed. The important thing is not to make one single mistake that will jeopardize the future.
I've criticized President Bush for his failure to use his veto pen. There's plenty of blame to go around. The question is how to solve problems. It's not bailouts. What made America great? Free markets free enterprise manufacturing job creation. That's how we're gonna do it not by enlarging government.
I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed.
Y'know the real reason why I was such a failure in the sense of being unable to make any sort of a living was because I was really not motivated. I had no motivation.
As a younger player you always kind of play with that fear of failure.
Nothing fails like failure.
One failure is worth seven and a half successes.
Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something.
When I was about 15... I made my first attempt as a leading lady and was of course a complete failure.
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.
When I got Jacob's Latter I was nervous because I felt I wasn't allowed to fail. I felt that they were waiting for one little failure and that would prove them right and I'd be 'out of there.'
There is only one real failure in life that is possible and that is not to be true to the best one knows.
We decided to try in vitro because both Peter and I felt we couldn't handle another failure. When I miscarried after that we had to come to terms with the possibility that this wasn't meant to be.
My film directorial career has been nothing but repetition of one failure after another!
Humanitarian missions are little different from any other public enterprise diplomacy included which is susceptible of misinterpretation by the public hence ultimately of failure.
Why do we capital-N Nerds love Mars so much? Because it's beautiful it's tough it's buried in our mythic childhood memories. It's covered with human triumphs but also with sad stories of failure.
The dream is real my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality.
I've learned to think in terms of having a long career. Actors can have very long careers that last until the day we die but there will be moments when you'll feel like you're a failure or when you're disappointed in yourself.
Most people think of success and failure as opposites but they both are products of the same process.
It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons and talents as materials you can mine assay and fabricate for profit and defense.
Learning starts with failure the first failure is the beginning of education.
The fact that The Bridge contains folk lore and other material suitable to the epic form need not therefore prove its failure as a long lyric poem with interrelated sections.
It was an interesting question as to whether the BBC had a future in the digital world and what form of market failure could justify the licence fee system.
American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society.
The success or failure of a life as far as posterity goes seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape.
At the end of the day I have always seen the end of my relationships as a personal failure. There is nothing ever pretty in saying goodbye.
In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care the tie between relationship and responsibility and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection.
Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.
Something is wanting and something must be done or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure and civil war without a prospect of its termination.
If 50 percent of your career is not filled with failure you're not really successful.
Successful entrepreneurs find the balance between listening to their inner voice and staying persistent in driving for success - because sometimes success is waiting right across from the transitional bump that's disguised as failure.
You accept failure as a possible outcome of some of the experiments. If you don't get failures you're not pushing hard enough on the objectives.
It has now been over 7 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage to its current level of $5.15 per hour. Since that last increase Congress's failure to adjust the wage for inflation has reduced the purchasing power of the minimum wage to record low levels.
There is always time for failure.
I went to a motivational training course once a course of self-discovery and I found out after a week that my fear - it was not a fear of not being accepted - was a very violent fear of failure.
Success breeds success and failure leads to a sort of fallow period.
Ninety-nine percent of pilots that go up never have engine failure and the 1 percent that do usually land it. But if you're up in the air and something goes wrong you pull that parachute and the whole plane goes down slowly.
Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success failure equilibrium compromise or balance in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
Over the next four years we will be bold. We will be willing to experiment. We will not fear failure.
Even in a gleefully negative comic there is optimism although it's slightly hidden: It comes out through a comic character's sheer tenacity. He keeps going and trying to find some sort of fulfillment regardless of his perpetual failure record. That's a form of hope a form of optimism. Really hokey I know but it's true.
I know acts and I'm not going to name names but these people sold ten million copies the first time and the second album sells three million and it's considered a failure and they're dropped and that's really a shame.
To me all war is failure for humanity though it often is a bounty for commerce.
I have experienced failure as a politician and for that very reason I am ready to give everything for Japan.
And I went to New York and died for 10 years I walked those pavements. I can't think of New York without feeling uncomfortable and feeling like a failure.
Our nation's Social Security Trust Fund is depleting at an alarming rate and failure to implement immediate reforms endangers the ability of Americans to plan for their retirement with the options and certainty they deserve.
Most of the work performed by a development engineer results in failure.
I'm fascinated by failure and I'm fascinated by finality. Shakespeare's historical plays are more universal than his comedies because they relate to the finality of life. Without finality life would not be beautiful.
The more control you have over your life the more responsible you feel for your own success - or failure.
In our tabulation of psychoanalytic results we have classed those who stopped treatment together with those not improved. This appears to be reasonable a patient who fails to finish his treatment and is not improved is surely a therapeutic failure.
The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure.
We can't have a failure in Iraq but we also can't be there for the next 10 years because if we are it's going to become I think a failure in and of itself.
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.
You cannot learn anything from success you only learn from failure.
Has Bill Clinton inspired idealism in the young as he himself was inspired by John F. Kennedy? Or has he actually reduced their idealism? Surely part of the answer lies in Clinton's personal moral lapse with Monica Lewinsky. But more important was his sin of omission - his failure to embrace a moral cause beyond popularity.
But whatever my failure I have this thing to remember - that I was a pioneer in my profession just as my grandfathers were in theirs in that I was the first man in this section to earn his living as a writer.
Fear comes in two packages fear of failure and sometimes fear of success.
I believe my publisher has shown a great deal of faith in me over a lot of years but I'm not prepared to be so arrogant to say that the long-term literary value of my work would compensate them for a financial failure.
The vast majority of large scale change efforts fail. Which means that the probability that you have actually experienced a failure and your people know that and are pessimistic therefore about trying something again is very high.
I think you can learn as much from success as you can from failure.
The fear of failure is so great it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.
Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching I've learned from making mistakes.
Everybody keeps saying that India's a poor country. Yes we have poverty. But I blame the government of India the political establishment for their failure to educate and therefore their failure to control the poverty.
Directly after the show people might have responded better to it but who really knows. It did what it did and while it seems like a failure to most but it was a success for me and has given me so many opportunities.
By virtually any measure the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure.
The failure of Socialism since 1945 is that whilst encouraging us all the creators of wealth to produce less through strikes it has caused us all to demand a higher level of our own product.
The failure of women to have reached positions of leadership has been due in large part to social and professional discrimination.
I made a very conscious effort to finish 'The Cypress House' before 'So Cold the River' launched because I thought that would help build a buffer between my writing and any impact that came from either the success or the failure of that first book.
It has always felt like a failure that Bjorn and I couldn't keep our family together. You never get it back but to this day I don't regret splitting up. The reason behind our separation is one of those things I definitely don't want to go into!
With improvisation I just do it. It might be a total failure but then you just throw the dice again.
A love of nature is a consolation against failure.
Failure's not a bad thing. It builds character. It makes you stronger.
America's most dangerous diseases have developed an immunity to politics. We suffer not from a failure of political organization or power but a failure of love.
Catastrophes are often stimulated by the failure to feel the emergence of a domain and so what cannot be felt in the imagination is experienced as embodied sensation in the catastrophe.
It must not be forgotten in fairness to the National Government that apartheid is not just a policy of oppression but an attempt - in my opinion an attempt doomed to failure - to find an alternative to a policy of racial integration which is fair to both white and black.
But thankfully my first album 'Wide Screen ' was sort of a critics' darling - everyone raved about it but no one bought it. They only manufactured 10 000 copies I wasn't even in the running for failure!
Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death.
This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.
Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
Other countries such as Israel successfully employ behavior detection techniques at their airports but the bloated ineffective bureaucracy of TSA has produced another security failure for U.S. transportation systems.
A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders.
If you're a doctor or a lawyer or teacher if you only get three things right out of 10 you're considered a failure.
I think he Oswald felt he was a failure and for the United States and for President Kennedy and all of us. He knew he was a failure at everything he tried frustrated with a very sad life but he was a Marxist.
My work ethic came from my parents and my fear of failure. I came from a small predominantly black school and I didn't want to let them down.
Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies?
I - and I still consider myself I'm sorry to tell you a Marxist and a Communist but I couldn't help noticing how all the best Marxist analyses are always analyses of a failure.
The failure of the United Nations - My failure is maybe in retrospective that I was not enough aggressive with the members of the Security Council.
It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security they have kind of got that principle backwards.
Everyone should be commended for allowing people to make disasters to make failures - you've just got to be sure that it's a magnificent failure and that by creating a magnificent failure you plant the seed.
What matters is this: Being fearless of failure arms you to break the rules. In doing so you may change the culture and just possibly for a moment change life itself.
Art school had taught me it was far better to be a flamboyant failure than any kind of benign success.
I've always embraced failure as a noble pursuit. It allows you to be anti whatever anyone wants you to be and to break all the rules.
Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function the end result of which is kidney failure.
There was a failure to recognize the deep problems in AI for instance those captured in Blocks World. The people building physical robots learned nothing.
Acting allows me the freedom to let go to be in the moment to be spontaneous. I no longer have the fear of losing of failure.
The hippy movement was a failure.
His advice to me is basically to just love what you do and don't let the fear of failure stop you.
Most employees want to be involved in a successful business and most employees are happy for people running successful businesses to be paid a reasonable wage and a market rate for it provided they understand the reason. What they hate most of all is pay for failure.
Success is always less funny than failure.
Critics? Don't talk to me of critics! You think some jackanapes journalist his soul eaten away by the maggots of jealousy and failure has anything worthwhile to say of art? I don't.
In Britain by contrast we still think that class plays a part in determining a person's life chances so we're less inclined to celebrate success and less inclined to condemn failure. The upshot is that it's much easier to be a failure in Britain than it is in America.
America thinks of itself as a meritocracy so people have more respect for success and more contempt for failure.
I've become a professional failure - in order to pay the mortgage I have to remain unemployed. Luckily a disaster always seems to befall me at exactly the right moment.
The greatest failure is that although we have created institutions we have not created a civil society.
Don't come home a failure.
I think somehow you need to get to a certain point in your life where the notion of failure is absurd.
Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter basic food and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it you're going to have warfare for all.
There comes a point in your moviegoing life where you look at the screen and then you look at the world and you ask 'What is going on?' You want the movies to show you the chaos and mess and risk and failure that are normal for a lot of us. Generally the movies hide all of that.
But if you look at WorldCom which is the biggest failure to date they grew dramatically they were buying companies that were bigger than they were and they were doing it off inflated stock.
You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes make all you can. Because remember that's where you'll find success - on the far side of failure.
I wish I had been more prepared both for success and for failure when I was younger.
My big philosophy is: Try and work with good people because the process is your life. That's going to be really really hard. I'm glad I learned the lesson 'Failure is OK.'