Man knows so much and does so little.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.