Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is an event not a person
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
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.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
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.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.