Nature never excuses lapses.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
If something's important enough, you should try. Even if you - the probable outcome is failure.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The errors of great men are venerable because they are more fruitful than the truths of little men.
Man knows so much and does so little.
The fire that warms us can also consume us; it is not the fault of the fire.
Dwelling on negative thoughts is like fertilizing weeds.
Failure is an event not a person
Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.
To stumble twice against the same stone is a proverbial disgrace.
The wise say that our failure is to form habits: for habit is the mark of a stereotyped world.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.
But man is not made for defeat,'he said. 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Do not be afraid of mistakes, providing you do not make the same one twice.
The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now
As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
You have committed a double mistake, firstly by not keeping the engagement yesterday and secondly, by coming when you were not expected.