You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is an event not a person
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Man knows so much and does so little.
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.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
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.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.