Failure is the foundation of success, and the
means by which it is achieved.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes
a wonderful stroke of luck.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and
try again in a different way.
is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the
first step to something better.
you embrace unpleasant news not as negative but as
evidence of a
need for change, you aren't defeated by it.
learning from it.
must be a god to be able to tell successes from
failures without making a mistake.
On this path effort never goes to waste, and
there is no failure. Even a little effort toward spiritual awareness will protect you
from the greatest fear...
which does not kill us makes us stronger.
learned throughout my life as a composer
chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false
assumptions, not my exposure to founts of wisdom and
Many people dream of success. To me success can only
achieved through repeated failure and introspection.
In fact, success represents the 1% of your work that
results from the 99% that is called failure.
I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once.
I have succeeded in proving those 700 ways will not
work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not
work, I will find the way that will work.
have learnt that every hiccup, obstacle and
is an opportunity.
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping
stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to
forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You
don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your
time, or any of your space.
A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
Try and fail, but don't fail to try.
You must have long term goals to keep you from being
frustrated by short term failures.
~ Charles C. Noble
life spent making mistakes is not only more
honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing
~ George Bernard
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure
without losing your enthusiasm.
The essential part of
creativity is not being afraid to fail.
~ Greta Scacchi
love is to risk not
being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, But
risk must be taken, Because the greatest hazard in life is to risk
~ Leo Buscaglia
If you're not
every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing
~ Woody Allen
There is the greatest practical benefit in making a
few failures early in life.
~ Aldous Huxsley
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
~ Elbert Hubbard
you have made mistakes… there is always another
chance for you.. You may have a fresh start any
moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure"
is not the falling down, but the staying down.
~ Mary Pickford
always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm
going to make the next one.
~ Jonathan Swift
should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which
is but saying... that he is wiser today than yesterday.
~ Jonathan Swift
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really
going to do something in life, the secret is
learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the
time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat,
and go on to win again, you are going to be a
~ Wilma Rudolph
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
~ Zig Ziglar