A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
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.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.