The worst prison would be a closed heart.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
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 an event not a person
Nature never excuses lapses.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.