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Deacon’s Wisdom

Failure is not, I think, defined by how often we don’t achieve the ends for which we aim. Instead, it is about how many times we don’t attempt to do what we should.

A corollary to this:

“Do. Or do not. There is no ‘try’.”

– Yoda

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2 Responses to “Deacon’s Wisdom”


  1. July 8, 2010 at 12:53 pm

    Thats a good proverb! I like the yoda addendum.

  2. 2 Deacon Blue
    July 8, 2010 at 2:48 pm

    Yoda is the man!

    Or…ummm…small green Jedi master.

    Or something.

    But he kicked ass in the three Star Wars prequels, anyway. 🙂


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