Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
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 the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
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.
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.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.