Failure is in not trying

My attitude toward failure is not attached to outcome, but in not trying...When I was growing up, [my father] encouraged us to fail. We'd come home from school, and at dinner he'd say, 'what did you fail at today?' and if there was nothing, he'd be disappointed. I would come home and say I tried out for something and I was just horrible, and he high-fived me."

Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx and youngest female self-made billionaire

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