A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Man knows so much and does so little.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.