Failure is an event not a person
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
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.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.