The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
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 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.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
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.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.