Failure is an event not a person
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.