The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.