Man knows so much and does so little.
Nature never excuses lapses.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.