To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is an event not a person
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.