You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
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.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is an event not a person
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.