The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
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.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is an event not a person
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.