But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is an event not a person
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Nature never excuses lapses.
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.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Man knows so much and does so little.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.