Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
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.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.