On Mistakes, Failure and Success
Mistakes, and failures are remarkable learning mechanisms, especially when it comes to business. Most successful entrepreneurs will tell you that they didn’t get to where they are now without hitting a few bumps in the road.

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1.“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
   – Thomas Edison

2.“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
  – Winston Churchill

3.“Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” 
   – Drew Houston, co-founder and CEO Dropbox

4.“Fail often so you can succeed sooner.”
– Tom Kelley, founder Ideo

5.“The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect”
– Adam Osborne

6.”Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently… A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.”
-Henry Ford, founder Ford Motor Company

  1. “Ive learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.”
    – Jack Welch, chairman and CEO General Electric

8.”Show me a person who never made a mistake, and I will show you a person who never did anything.”
– William Rosenberg, founder Dunkin’ Donuts

9.“The secret to successful hiring is this: look for the people who want to change the world.”
– Marc Benioff, CEO Salesforce

  1. “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”
    – Dale Carnegie
  2. “The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to every evening think what can be done better tomorrow”
    – Ingvar Kamprad, founder Ikea
  3. “Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.”
    – John F. Kennedy
  4. “When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge.”
    -Robert Kiyosaki, founder Cashflow Technologies Inc.
  5. “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”
    -Napoleon Hill
  6. “If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.”
    – Brian Tracy, CEO Brian Tracy International
  7. “Success is not in what you have, but who you are.”
    -Bo Bennett, founder
  8. Failure is not about insecurity, it’s about lack of execution.”
    – Jeffery Gitomer, business trainer

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