At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Failure is an event not a person
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now