You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
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.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.