But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Man knows so much and does so little.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
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 the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is an event not a person
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.