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.
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.
Failure is an event not a person
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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.
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.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Nature never excuses lapses.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.