At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
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.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
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.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Nature never excuses lapses.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.