At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Man knows so much and does so little.
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.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Nature never excuses lapses.