Success is not just the crowning moment, the spiking of the ball in the end zone or the raising of the flag on the summit. It is the whole process of reaching for a goal and, sometimes, it begins with failure. —Erik Weihenmayer

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Success is not just the crowning moment, the spiking of the ball in the end zone or the raising of the flag on the summit. It is the whole process of reaching for a goal and, sometimes, it begins with failure.

ERIK WEIHENMAYER

blind climber, motivational speaker, author

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Esther from Melbourne Australia JULY 3, 2017
Indeed...failure is the baby's first step.


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