Failure Quotes

Hoshang n. akhta - a failure establishes only this, that our...
Colin powell - there are no secrets to success. it is the result...

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Truman Capote
Earl wilson - success is simply a matter of luck. ask any...
Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
Brian Adams
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

Congealed thinking is the forerunner of failure... make sure you are always receptive to new ideas.
George Crane
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.
Samuel Smiles
If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
Calvin Coolidge
Haste in every business brings failures.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
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
The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed.
Gordon Parks
It is your attitude at the beginning of a task that determines success or failure.
Corrine Dewlow
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Christopher Morley
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
The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality.
Toni Cade Bambera
It distresses me, this failure to keep pace with the leaders of thought, as they pass into oblivion.
Max Beerbohm
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
A university is not a service station. Neither is it a political society, nor a meeting place for political societies. With all its limitations and failures, and they are invariably many, it is the best and most benign side of our society insofar as that society aims to cherish the human mind.
Richard Hofstadte
Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.
Anon.
The failure of the mind in old age is often less the results of natural decay, than of disuse. Ambition has ceased to operate; contentment bring indolence, and indolence decay of mental power, ennui, and sometimes death. Men have been known to die, literally speaking, of disease induced by intellectual vacancy.
Sir B. Brodie
To establish true self - Esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.
Denis Watley
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
William Faulkne
If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
Author Unknown
The greatest failure is a person who never admits that he can be a failure.
Gerald N. Weiskott
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
The quickest way to reach the point of success is to follow a straight line that carves through failure.
Josh Traege
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
To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
James Allen
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
May Sarton
You can never get the smell of smoke out. Like the smell of failure in life.
John Updike, Rabbit Redux
Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.
Unknown
Recovering from failure is often easier than building from success.
Michael Eisne
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
Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity.
Frances Watkins Harpe
The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
Chinese
The origin of every excuse is the failure to do something.
Andy Anderson
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.
Thomas John Watson, Sr.
Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
Roger Babson
No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend.
Groucho Marx