Failure



Failure is a part of success. There is no such thing as a bed of roses all your life. But failure will never stand in the way of success if you learn from it. -- Hank Aaron

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end street. -- Unknown Author

Ninety percent of those who fail are not actually defeated. They simply quit. - Paul J. Meyer

I'd rather be a failure at something I'm in love with than a success at something I hate. -- George Burns

Remember, there are two benefits of failure: First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you an opportunity to try a new approach. - Roger Von Oech

If a man has a talent and cannot use it, he has failed. If he has a talent and uses half of it, he has partially failed. If he has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded and won a satisfaction and a triumph few men ever know. - Thomas Wolfe

If people fail in life, it's because they major in minor things. -- Unknown Author

Nothing fails like success because we don't learn from it. We learn only from failure. - Kenneth Ewart Boulding

I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan

It is important to acknowledge a mistake instantly, correct it, and learn from it. That literally turns a failure into a success. Success is on the far side of failure. - T. J. Watson

The reason most people fail instead of succeed is that they trade what they want most for what they want at the moment. -- Unknown Author

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. - Beverly Sills

Remove failure as an option and your chances for success become infinitely better. - Joan Lunden

Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do. - Pope John XXIII

No man is a failure who is enjoying life. - William Feather

Bottom line: Be afraid of being stupid, be afraid of missing out on great experiences, but don't be afraid of failure. Planning prevents failure. Don't let fear of failure prevent planning. - Mira Kirshenbaum

I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process. -- Thomas A. Edison

A man's life is interesting primarily when he had failed - for it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself. -- Georges Clemenceau

You may fail a thousand times, but success may be hiding behind the next step. You never know how close the prize is unless you continue. -- Bob Tyler

Many a man never fails because he never tries. -- Norman MacEwan

Success is never ending, failure is never final. -- Dr. Robert Schuller

If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure. -- Robert Hillyer

If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you are playing it safe. -- Woody Allen

There are two reasons why people fail. One is irresponsibility. The second is fear. -- Wally Amos

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

Experiments don't fail. When you try something new, you either learn that it is worthwhile for you or that it does not work for you, and thus save future time by not trying it again. -- Stanley Goldstein

Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. -- Herbert Kaufman

People may fail many times, but they become failures only when they begin to blame someone else. -- Unknown Author

Half the failures of this world in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping. -- Julius and Augustus Hare

The streets of the City of Failure are paved with alibis--some of which are absolutely perfect. -- Harry A. Earnshaw

Turn failure into fertilizer and use it to grow! -- Denis Waitley

Failure is an event, never a person. -- William D. Brown

Failure is the greatest opportunity I have to know who I really am. -- John Killinger

I never see failure as failure, but only as the game I must play to win. -- Tom Hopkins

Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. -- George Washington Carver

Perfection is devastated by failure, while excellence learns from failure. -- Denis Waitley

Failure seldom stops you; what stops you is the fear of failure. -- Jack Lemmon

I want to remind you that failure is an event--it is not a person. Yesterday really did end last night. Today is a brand new day. That simply means that you can fail in an event, but by no stretch of imagination does that make you a failure as a person. -- Zig Ziglar

The lessons in my life have come from failures, my own shortcomings, naivete and buying into some of the biggest myths modern society has to sell. -- Joe Gibbs

Excuses are the language of the failure, and the melody of the mediocre... -- Doug Firebaugh

The patient person accepts a certain amount of failure knowing that it is as important a thread in the fabric of life as is success. Great individuals make great successes out of failure. -- Denis Waitley

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. -- Henry Ford

I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process. -- Oprah Winfrey

No experiment is ever a complete failure. It can always be used as a bad example. -- Author unknown

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

Failure is not about insecurity. It's about lack of execution. -- Jeffrey Gitomer

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. -- Truman Capote

If you have tried to do something and failed, you are vastly better off than if you tried to do nothing and succeeded. -- Unknown Author

Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt. -- Unknown Author






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