Nature never excuses lapses.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is an event not a person
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.