If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Man knows so much and does so little.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
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.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.