At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
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.