Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Nature never excuses lapses.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
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 cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.