Failure is an event not a person
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Nature never excuses lapses.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
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.
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.
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 not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.