To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure is an event not a person
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Nature never excuses lapses.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.