Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Man knows so much and does so little.
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.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
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.