Failure Quotes

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John updike, rabbit redux - you can never get the smell of smoke out. like...

Failure is defined by our reaction to it.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine February 2001 issue
Malcolm stevenson forbes - failure is success if we learn from it....
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Oprah Winfrey
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.
Norman Vincent Peale

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
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self - Complacent is erroneous - - On the contrary, it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. It is failure that makes people bitter and cruel.
W. Somerset Maugham
Every failure is a step to success...
William Whewell
The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.
Mary Catherine Bateson
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt
Failure is not the only punishment for laziness there is also the success of others.
Jules Renard
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
Paramahansa Yogananda
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
May Sarton
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Henry Ford
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
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
Failure is a path, not a destination.
Robert Logan
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Jawaharal Nehru
You always pass failure on the way to success.
Mickey Rooney
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
The love of nature is consolation against failure.
Berthe Morisot
Successful people are very lucky. Just ask any failure.
Michael Levine, Lessons at the Halfway Point
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
When a man comes to die, no matter what his talents and influence, and genius, if he dies unloved his life must be a failure to him and dying a cold horror. It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure to the world.
John Steinbeck, East of Eden
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Denis Watley
There are two kinds of failures those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
Laurence J. Pete
It is your attitude at the beginning of a task that determines success or failure.
Corrine Dewlow
I know of only one true failure never having tried to grow as a person. All else is simply happenstance.
Rod Hughes
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Charlie Chaplin
Replying to the tributes paid to him at a testimonial dinner, Herbert Bayard Swope said; I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure. Try to please everybody.
Author Unknown
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Sir Winston Churchill
The only real failure in life is the failure to try.
Unknown
Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.
Unknown
There is only one nature - The division into science and engineering is a human imposition, not a natural one. Indeed, the division is a human failure it reflects our limited capacity to comprehend the whole.
Bill Wulf
Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.
Zig Zigla
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
Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
Edward Eggleston
If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
Author Unknown
No one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend.
Groucho Marx