Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
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.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.