The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
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.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
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.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.