The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
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.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.