You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Nature never excuses lapses.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.