At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
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.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
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 cannot cope with persistence.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
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.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.