The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Nature never excuses lapses.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.