„I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.“

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„With engineering, I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly.“

—  Gordon Moore American businessman, co-founder of Intel and author of the eponym law 1929
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