You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
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
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
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.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Nature never excuses lapses.