You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
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.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
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.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
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
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.