Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.