The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
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.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.