Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Man knows so much and does so little.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.