A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is an event not a person
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.