You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Nature never excuses lapses.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.