Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.