To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
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.
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.