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Success Lies on the Near Side of Failure

“The inspirationalists quote such worthies as T.J. Watson, who said that ‘success lies on the far side of failure.” My view is that normally failure lies on the far side of failure. Also, success lies on the near side of failure. You are already very successful at some things, and it matters not a whit if those things are very few in number.” (p. 174)