But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Man knows so much and does so little.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is an event not a person
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
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
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
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.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.