Nature never excuses lapses.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Man knows so much and does so little.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
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.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.