A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
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.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is an event not a person
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
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.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.