Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Nature never excuses lapses.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Man knows so much and does so little.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.