A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is an event not a person
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.