Failure Quotes

Rod hughes - i know of only one true failure never having...
Groucho marx - no one is completely unhappy at the failure of...

Every adversity, every failure and every heartache carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or a greater Benefit.
Napolean Hill
Friedrich nietzsche, the gay science, section 41 - a thinker sees his own actions as experiments and...
Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
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

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
Oprah Winfrey
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.
Thomas John Watson, Sr.
The important thing to recognize is that it takes a team, and the team ought to get credit for the wins and the losses. Successes have many fathers, failures have none.
Philip Caldwell
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
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
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
William S. Gilbert
If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Mary Pickford
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Christopher Morley
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
May Sarton
Success has made failures of many men.
Cindy Adams
Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.
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
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure.
Thomas Edison
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve.
J. B. S. Haldane
Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
Edward Eggleston
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
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
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Truman Capote
Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
John Dewey
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
George E. Woodberry
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
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
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping - Stone to greatness.
Oprah Winfrey
To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.
W. Somerset Maugham
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.
Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
Florence Scovel Shinn
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
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
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 distresses me, this failure to keep pace with the leaders of thought, as they pass into oblivion.
Max Beerbohm
Trying is the first step towards failure.
Homer Simpson, The Simpsons
The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.
Norman Cousins