Quote by Ellen DeGeneres:

It's failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.

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Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.

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I want you to take away the hope because that's the thing that's killing me.