Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
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.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.