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.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
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.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
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.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.