Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
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.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Failure is an event not a person
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.