Failure Quotes

Robert logan - failure is a path, not a destination....
George e. woodberry - defeat is not the worst of failures. not to have...

Success always occurs in private and failure in full public view.
Unknown
Corrine dewlow - it is your attitude at the beginning of a task...
Far better is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt, The Man in the Arena
The only real failure in life is the failure to try.
Unknown

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
Henry Ford
Yes, risk - Taking is inherently failure - Prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure - Thing taking.
Tim McMahon
Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.
Anon.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Denis Watley
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
Paramahansa Yogananda
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Herbert Kaufman
Success and failure are equally disastrous.
Tennessee Williams
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
Hoshang N. Akhta
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
Joyce
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
George Burns
You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them.
Orison Swett Marden
No matter how hard you work for success if your thought is saturated with the fear of failure, it will kill your efforts, neutralize your endeavors and make success impossible.
Baudjuin
You always pass failure on the way to success.
Mickey Rooney
The love of nature is consolation against failure.
Berthe Morisot
Every great improvement has come after repeated failure. Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are the posts on the road to achievement.
Charles F. Kettering, quoted in Globe and Mail, Toronto, June 18, 2004, page A16, [email protected] ca
Champions know that success is inevitable that there is no such thing as failure, only feedback. They know that the best way to forecast the future is to create it.
Michael J. Gel
Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blowwom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity.
Frances Watkins Harpe
To those who charge that liberalism has been tried and found wanting, I answer that the failure is not in the idea, but in the course of recent history. The New Deal was ended by World War II. The New Frontier was closed by Berlin and Cuba almost before it was opened. And the Great Society lost its greatness in the jungles of Indochina.
George Stanley McGovern
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
Earl Wilson
The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.
Mary Catherine Bateson
People in their handling of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.
Lao Tzu
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Rudyard Kipling
It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final.
Anonymous
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
Napoleon Hill
Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insuperable.
Thomas Troward
The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum. whenever evil wins, it is only by default: by the moral failure of those who evade the fact that there can be no compromise on basic principles.
Ayn Rand, Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, 1966
Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - - The digitalis of failure.
Elbert Hubbard
Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
Florence Shinn
The origin of every excuse is the failure to do something.
Andy Anderson
No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend.
Groucho Marx
Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure.
Joseph Helle
May every young scientist remember... and not fail to keep his eyes open for the possibility that an irritating failure of his apparatus to give consistent results may once or twice in a lifetime conceal an important discovery.
Baron Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Thomas Alva Edison
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Oprah Winfrey