The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failure is an event not a person
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.