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Advice to Failures

Begin again beginning,
Start afresh anew,
Ditch those weary down-at-the-heels,
But bring the road with you.

Back your back to windward.
Need a star? Take one, they're free.
And remember: every loss
Moves you closer to victory.

—Patrick Walsh

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