A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
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.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Nature never excuses lapses.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Man knows so much and does so little.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.