Nature never excuses lapses.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
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 an event not a person
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
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.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.