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.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
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.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is an event not a person
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
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.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Man knows so much and does so little.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.