The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Man knows so much and does so little.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
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.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.