The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
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.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
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.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.