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.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.