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Old 12-18-2012, 08:54 AM
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Default A surprise question

Not sure if there is such a thing as failure. Or success for that matter. I suppose failure would be not meeting one's expectations, hopes, dreams whatever they may be. Success the opposite. Yet, I have learned that often not getting what I thought I wanted was actually a blessing in disguise. The word-use you ask of is William Faulkner's use. So... we can only guess what "he" meant, and at how serious he was or not in the words. My skill talking to those who have passed is not great . Maybe someone on this site has great facility in that regard and could yak-it-up with ol' William F. and see what he meant, if he even recalls having said it. Fun to contemplate... What is your definition of failure? Success?
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