Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Man knows so much and does so little.
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.
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.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
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.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
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
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.