The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failure is an event not a person
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Man knows so much and does so little.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
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.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.