The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is an event not a person
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Nature never excuses lapses.
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.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.