If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is an event not a person
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Man knows so much and does so little.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
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.