The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
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.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is an event not a person
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.