Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
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
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
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.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
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.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.