Man knows so much and does so little.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
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.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.