A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your successes.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success.
Ambition is the last refuge of failure.
Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Failure is not the worst thing in the world. The very worst thing not to try.
Failures are divided into two classes --those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
I don't divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures, those who make it or those who don't. I divide the world into learners and non-learners.
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
My play was a complete success. The audience was a failure.
Nothing lasts forever--not even your troubles.
Nothing succeeds like -- failure.
Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, 'I have failed three times,' and what happens when he says, 'I'm a failure.'
Self-confidence gives you the freedom to make mistakes and cope with failure without feeling that your world has come to an end or that you are a worthless person.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
The darkest hour has only 60 minutes.
The sports page records people's accomplishments; The front page nothing but their failures.
They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties in
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.