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Failure should be respected for those trying to accomplish something

Failure tends to lead to some of the greatest discoveries and advancements. Failure now tends to be fail blogs, epic fail, etc. And yet some of the best advancements came from repeated failure. Thomas Edison tried for years before finally perfecting the lightbulb.

When did failure become this huge shameful thing that we want to hide? Even great people like Abraham Lincoln couldn't run a supply store, and yet he became the President of the United States. People don't like to fail because everyone wants to succeed on their first try, but that is seldom the case. Failing teaches us resiliency, and gives us strength.

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    Oct 18 2012: I totally agree because statistically failure is much more possible than success. And without failure most of the success is by chance. Most of the times you fail a lot and then learn from your mistakes get better and succeed.
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      Oct 18 2012: Maybe that's why Sylvester Stallone didn't beat Apollo Creed in Rocky, but he sure did in Rocky 2...

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