Failure Quotes

Herodotus, the histories of herodotus - haste in every business brings failures....
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.
William S. Gilbert

There are two kinds of failures those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
Laurence J. Pete
Of course, our failures are a consequence of many factors, but possibly one of the most important is the fact that society operates on the theory that specialization is the key to success, not realizing that specialization precludes comprehensive thinking.
R. Buckminster Fuller, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth, 1963
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
Daniel Webste

A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions - - As attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.
Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, section 41
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
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.
Norman Vincent Peale
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
Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.
Unknown
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Denis Watley
Far better it 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 nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Colin Powell
The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement in a manner that would be amusingly absurd were it not so monstrously unjust and socially harmful.
Anna Garlin Spence
No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
William Faulkne
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Charlie Chaplin
Failure is a path, not a destination.
Robert Logan
Never let the sense of past failure defeat your next step.
Oswald Chambers
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