But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
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.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.