Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Nature never excuses lapses.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Man knows so much and does so little.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
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 unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.