Failure quotes page 2
In great attemps it is glorious even to fail.
The biggest gap in your life is that between what you know and what you do.
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and,
perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing
to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to
success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison
Yes, I sometimes fail, but at least I'm willing to experiment.
The formula for disaster is: Could + Should + Won't.
Suffering is always the effect of wrong thought in some direction. It is an indication that the
individual is out of harmony with himself, with the Law of his being.
We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful
and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. We always have the choice.
Every one of my failures has been a stepping-stone.
Here's the key to success and failure: we become what we think about.
Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up.
The difference between success and failure is found in one's attitude toward setbacks,
handicaps, discouragements, and other disappointing situations.
David J. Schwartz
What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?
There is a saying in Tibetan, "Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength." No matter
what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
John F. Kennedy
You see, we all have problems, disappointments, and frustrations, but it's how we deal with
our setbacks that will shape our lives more than anything else we do.
Trying is the first step towards failure.
You're not a failure if you don't make it; you're a success because you try.
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain
Here is the formula for failure: a few errors in judgement repeated every day. Why would we
repeat an error in judgement another day? Here is why: disaster doesn't usually fall on you at
the end of that first day.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
But screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we'll not fail.
William Shakespeare, Macbeth
If you're not failing now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe.
It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Just because you fall once doesn't mean you're fall at everything. Keep trying, hold on,
and always trust yourself, because if you don't then who will?
Never consider the possibility of failure. As long as you persist, you will be successful.
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of
the process of getting to the top.
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her
foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.
William Cullen Bryant
You always pass failure on the way to success.
Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're
companions - the hero and the sidekick.
Defeat should never be a source of discouragement, but rather a fresh stimulus.
Bishop Robert Smith