Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
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.
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.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.