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.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Nature never excuses lapses.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.