The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.