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 an event not a person
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Dream is not that you see in the sleep; dream is that does not allow you to sleep.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.