The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is an event not a person
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.