Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Man knows so much and does so little.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.