A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is an event not a person
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
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.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Nature never excuses lapses.
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.
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.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.