The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
Nature never excuses lapses.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.