The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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 is an event not a person
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.