Man knows so much and does so little.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.