You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Man knows so much and does so little.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
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.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.