Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
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.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failure is an event not a person
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Nature never excuses lapses.