Nature never excuses lapses.
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 worst prison would be a closed heart.
Man knows so much and does so little.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
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.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.