At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Man knows so much and does so little.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.