The Sixties Radical-Azriel

There is only one thing that can put you further ahead than success, and that is surviving failure.

When you are successful, you are whole and complete. That is wonderful, but you cannot break out beyond your own universe.

When you fail, you are broken. You look at the pieces of yourself lying on the ground and say, “This is worthless.”

Now you can escape. The shell is broken, the defining shell of a created being. Now there are no limits to how tall you can grow.

http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/7864/jewish/Getting-Ahead-with-Failure.htm

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