The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure is an event not a person
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.