At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
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.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
The worst prison would be a closed heart.
Nature never excuses lapses.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Any man can make mistakes, but only an idiot persists in his error.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.