Failure Quotes

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To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.
W. Somerset Maugham
Unknown - success has many fathers, but failure is an...
The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality.
Toni Cade Bambera
Failure is not the only punishment for laziness there is also the success of others.
Jules Renard

Success is never final, but failure can be.
Bill Parcells
Failure is a path, not a destination.
Robert Logan
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 failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
Hoshang N. Akhta
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
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
May Sarton
It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final.
Anonymous
The quickest way to reach the point of success is to follow a straight line that carves through failure.
Josh Traege
If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
Author Unknown
Three failures denote uncommon strength. A weakling has not enough grit to fail thrice.
Minna Thomas Antrim
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Sir Winston Churchill
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
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
William S. Gilbert
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
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
The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
Norman Cousins
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
Earl Wilson
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Herbert Kaufman
Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
Unknown
Congealed thinking is the forerunner of failure... make sure you are always receptive to new ideas.
George Crane
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
You always pass failure on the way to success.
Mickey Rooney
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Denis Watley
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
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Zig Zigla
Success is never permanent, and failure is never final.
Mike Ditka
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Christopher Morley
Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
Daniel Webste
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.
Norman Vincent Peale
The most important of my discoveries have been suggested to me by my failures.
Humphrey Davy
No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend.
Groucho Marx
Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.
Joseph Sugarman
Failure is defined by our reaction to it.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine February 2001 issue
Success and failure are equally disastrous.
Tennessee Williams