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Failure

From his resting place on the floor of his office, Edward’s eyes roamed blankly over the clutter of plaques on the wall, signifying his accomplishments over the years in the eyes of outsiders; he dimly realized he had failed to move on while he still could, and now the plaques were little more than sound bafflers, muffling the noise of his soul being trampled by the culture of futility.

    TAGS:  failure, futility


“Hey, what do they sell there?”

    TAGS:  education, failure, missing the obvious


I can’t think of a single television character who suffers more on-the-job failure than L.A. District Attorney, Hamilton Burger.

    TAGS:  failure, Perry Mason, Hamilton Burger, William Talmanthe


fast, broken :: 'mouse

Today I successfully fasted all the way up to breakfast time.

    TAGS:  breakfast, failure, toast, fasting


The hard way :: VanEck

Why do so many of life’s “invaluable lessons” stem from failures and disasters?

    TAGS:  failure, disaster, lessons


Learning from failure :: Br. Ezra

If you are open to life you can learn valuable things from your failures such as drinking prune juice prior to an important job interview, or you might realize that you didn’t want that crappy job anyway with its 25% pay increase, killer fringe benefits and the corner office overlooking Lake Washington.

    TAGS:  failure, life lessons, job interviews, fringe benefits, pay increases


Stress Fracture :: 'mouse

The System is breaking down.

    TAGS:  California, government, failure, The Great Recession


clutter :: 'mouse

I promised my workbench would never look like his did… but it does.

    TAGS:  disappointment, clutter, failure, workbench


 

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