Success and Failure
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If the odds are a million to one against something occurring, chances are 50-50 it will.
If there is a possibility of several things going wrong, the one that will cause the most damage will be the one to go wrong.
If you can't learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.
If you do what you've always done, you'll be what you've always been.
Imbesi's Law with Freeman's Extension: In order for something to become clean, something else must become dirty; but you can get everything dirty without getting anything clean.
It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object to realize you are in a hurry.
It is always better to fail in doing something than to excel in doing nothing.
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.
It is said that the lonely eagle flies to the mountain peaks while the lowly ant crawls the ground, but cannot the soul of the ant soar as high as the eagle?