One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Man knows so much and does so little.
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.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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 unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.