You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
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.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
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.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now