At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
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.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Failure is an event not a person
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
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.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.