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Entrepreneurship is no walk in the park. And one of the unavoidable side effects that goes along with being an entrepreneur is
failure. Even some of the most successful people in the world have experienced failure -- in fact, it's sometimes what helps steer people in the right direction towards success.
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While some let failure knock them down, others use it to make them stronger. Without failure, some of today's biggest, most successful companies and people wouldn't be where they are.
Take a look at billionaire entrepreneur and
Shark Tank star Mark Cuban. It took him years to figure out how to make money and what to do with his life. After being fired from multiple jobs, Cuban used his failures as lessons that ultimately drove him to launching his own business venture.
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Rather than feel defeated by failure, use it to your advantage.
Check out these 23 quotes about failure and making mistakes from some of the most successful people today.
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"Face failure head on, don't be afraid of it, and people will support and welcome you even more." -- Richard Branson
"In my experience, each failure contains the seeds of your next success -- if you are willing to learn from it." -- Paul Allen
"Once you get to a place where your failures are just yours, they get a lot less scary." -- Gary Vaynerchuk
"There is no such thing as failure, only results." -- Tony Robbins
"You don't have to hold yourself hostage to who you used to be." -- Oprah Winfrey
"Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, so what. That's one of my favorite things to say. So what." -- Andy Warhol
"What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do." -- Tim Ferriss
"Every time they told me no, I just got stronger." -- Lady Gaga
"I feel there's an existential angst among young people. I didn't have that. They see enormous mountains, where I only saw onle little hill to climb." -- Sergey Brin
"It's failure that gives you the proper perspective on success." -- Ellen Degeneres
"In a world that's changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." -- Mark Zuckerberg