Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
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.
Failure is an event not a person
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.