Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
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.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Man knows so much and does so little.