Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Man knows so much and does so little.
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.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
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.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Nature never excuses lapses.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.