Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Man knows so much and does so little.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.