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I Failed - I Failed - I Succeeded

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    There is a catchphrase that goes... "Two steps forward; One step back" If one takes the group's title literally, then it should be... "One step forward; Two steps back". This phrase won't get you anywhere. And most of the times, this is the onset of our failures. When we begin...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    State By State..fail?

    california....win connecticut...FAIL minnesota..win hawaii...FAIL wisconsin..FAIL...for now
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2010

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    You Live To Fail

    Life is all about failure.  When you fail, you'll be facing many emotional and psychological changes in the self.  It is never easy and sometimes it may cause you to give up what you love.  But failure is what makes you become more mature.  In my own...
    lrkun lrkun 26-30, M 7 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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    Chance

    Chance as I use it means opportunity to accomplish what you wish. Therefore having the opportunity to write, I do so, as I like and wish to write. By analogy, if you have a chance to do as you please, do so. Do not waste the opportunity.
    lrkun lrkun 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    Life Is Bad And Good At The Same Time

    So many problems I had to get through it and challenges I had to take it, and whether you win or lose, you'll get the benefits in the end of the road.   lots of my days were black on me , so I have had a harsh experiences; now I've got scars all over my body, but as I...
    adamwillis adamwillis 18-21, M Feb 4, 2010

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    I failed-i failed- i Succeeded? u b th juj

    I've failed a lot in school, but I perservered . . . At wat pt does perserverance become stupidity? i went thru so many hurdles from the administration that, in spite of my abilities, recommendations, and awards, i almost didn't graduate. i dont think it was a good idea to...
    sunflower101 sunflower101 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 5, 2010

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    Need Motivation To Finish Degree

    I have been in college for 3 years, 6 semesters, about 24 months. I am suppose to graduate in October of next year. But I don't see that happening. You see, I am short of 43 credits. I have 139 credits in total. And I had to repeat a total of 27 credits! Yes i failed those...
    malanieeyra malanieeyra 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2013

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    You Fail You Try; You Fail You Try Again; You Never, Never, Never Give Up

    It is helpful to look at people who were faced with surmountable disadvantages.When I was born I was a very very sick boy. I was taken from my Mom which many of you know. My one foster parents could not afford to take me to Indianapolis, so instead of the foster parents being...
    MandyzYouthPastor MandyzYouthPastor 46-50, M 2 Responses May 24, 2012

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    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    dylanhattingh16 dylanhattingh16 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I was watching "The Jerk" Saturday morning and one of the kids walked into the room right when Steve Martin said "I was born a poor black child" and she looked at it and responded...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F Feb 6

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    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 4

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    Forget what hurt you, but never ever forget what it taught you.
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    Hughesk7 Hughesk7 18-21, M Feb 3

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    Every body has a philosophy of life, means he/she has a prospective to see the life or have some definition to live the life... More success means more strong believe system...
    Ohm13 Ohm13 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I love how the teens act when the wifi goes out, like we should go to Defcon 1 in Wargames
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    russianangel russianangel 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Not necessarily in a negative way. I learned what I can accept, and what I cannot. I learned that no matter how much heartbreak I feel, no one feels bad forever. I learned that...
    ZenGrrrlLioNESS ZenGrrrlLioNESS 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I have survived Leaukimeia. I was 7 years old, in the first grade, when I went to a local hospital when I was "abducted" and put into an ambulance. The ambulance took me to...
    19pollard97 19pollard97 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Aspeney Aspeney 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    You learn more about someone at the end of a relationship than at the beginning of it.
    Vejay Vejay 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    At the end of the day it is all about effort, it's not always about whether you succeeded. Ideally you want to succeed at whatever it is your pursuing, truth is it's not always...
    tearglow tearglow 18-21, F Jan 28

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    jackieol jackieol 26-30, M Jan 28

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    Forgive yourself forgive yourself forgive yourself
    kayseat kayseat 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28

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