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.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is an event not a person
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.