Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
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 an event not a person
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
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 worst prison would be a closed heart.
Nature never excuses lapses.
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.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.