Don't Be Afraid To Fall

		You've failed many times, 
		although you may not remember. 

		You fell down the first time 
		you tried to walk.
		You almost drowned the first time 
		you tried to swim, didn't you?
		Did you hit the ball the first time
		you swung a bat?
		Heavy hitters,
		the ones who hit the most home runs,
		also strike out a lot.

		R. H. Macy failed seven times 
		before his store in New York 
		caught on.
		English novelist John Creasy got
		753 rejection slips before he published
		564 books.
		Babe Ruth struck out
		1,330 times,
		but he also hit 714 home runs. 
		Don't worry about failure. 
		Worry about the chances you miss
		when you don't even try.

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