Nature never excuses lapses.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Man knows so much and does so little.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.