A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
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.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.