A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure is an event not a person
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.