Defeats are more challenging than victories.

October 15, 2017


Ernesto “Che” Guevara in Havana, Cuba, 1962

“No se vive celebrando victorias, sino superando derrotas.” *
* “Live your life not celebrating victories, but overcoming defeats.”

Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Argentine physician and revolutionary (1928-1967)

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September 24, 2017


‘Old Lion’ Winston Churchill

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston Churchill, English statesman (1874-1965)

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Two players’ visiting cards from old versions of MiGs (click to enlarge).

Clinging to success

September 17, 2017

ca. 1900, Illiers-Combray, France — French writer Marcel Proust — Image by © Sygma/Corbis

“There is no easy success, nor definitive failures.”

Marcel Proust, French writer (1871-1922)

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Better to pump even if nothing happens…

September 10, 2017

Les shadoks à grosse tête, dans la deuxième série “Les shadoks” créée par Jacques Rouxel
Shadoks with big head, in the second series “shadoks” created by Jacques Rouxel

“When one tries continuously, one ends up succeeding. Thus, the more one fails, the greater the chance that it will work.”

Jacques Rouxel, French film animator (1931-2004)

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Obstacles don’t have to stop you.

August 13, 2017


Michael Jordan

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”

Michael Jordan, American professional basketball player (1963-)

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The worst of failures is not to try.

July 30, 2017


George Edward Woodberry

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”

George Edward Woodberry, American literary critic and poet (1855-1930)

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Take your courage in your… fingers! Your turn to move and you play white.

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Just dare it!

June 18, 2017


Friedrich Nietzsche circa 1875, by F. Hartmann in Basel (public domain)

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“Man vergilt einem Lehrer schlecht, wenn man immer nur der Schüler bleibt. Und warum wollt ihr nicht an meinem Kranze rupfen?”

(Ecce Homo, Vorwort, 1888)

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One repays a teacher poorly if one always remains only a student. And why would you not pluck at my wreath?

(Ecce Homo, Foreword, 1888)

Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher (1844-1900)

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