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 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.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Nature never excuses lapses.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
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
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.