But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.