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.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
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.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
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.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Man knows so much and does so little.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.