You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Man knows so much and does so little.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.