The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
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.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Man knows so much and does so little.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.