The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
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.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Nature never excuses lapses.
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.
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.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
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.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Man knows so much and does so little.
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 an event not a person