One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failure is an event not a person