Saturday 26 March 2011

Frederick the Great on Failure

Fredirick the Great
"It is pardonable to be defeated, but never to be surprised"

Frederick the Great

If I understand the Late Great Fred correctly, he is addressing the same point I made in this blog post - failure in service of an audacious goal may be excusable, but failure because you are too dumb or too lazy or too proud to learn before you try, is not excusable.

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