At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
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
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Man knows so much and does so little.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
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.