A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Man knows so much and does so little.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is an event not a person