A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
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.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is an event not a person
Man knows so much and does so little.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.