Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
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.