Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
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.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
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.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.