Monday, March 11, 2013

181 ~on failure

THE FRINGE BENEFITS OF FAILURE

Photo Credit: The Guardian

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.”
— J.K. Rowling.


 J. K. Rowling, author of Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) and her latest novel for adults The Casual Vacancy gave the commencement speech at Harvard in 2008. She offers some powerful, heartening advice to dreamers and overachievers, including one hard-won lesson that she deems “worth more than any qualification I ever earned.

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