You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
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.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.