Nature never excuses lapses.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Man knows so much and does so little.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
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.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Failure is an event not a person
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.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.