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.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure is an event not a person
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Man knows so much and does so little.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
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.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.