A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.
A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.
A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.
A hard fall means a high bounce… if you're made of the right material.
A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed — I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
Accept failure as a normal part of living. View it as part of the process of exploring your world; make a note of its lessons and move on.
All honor to him who shall win the prize. The world has cried for a thousand years. But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears.
All human beings have failings, all human beings have needs and temptations and stresses. Men and women who live together through long years get to know one another's failings; but they also come to know what is worthy of respect and admiration in those they live with and in themselves. If at the end one can say, This man used to the limit the powers that God granted him; he was worthy of love and respect and of the sacrifices of many people, made in order that he might achieve what he deemed to be his task, then that life has been lived well and there are no regrets.
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
And nothing to look backward to with pride, and nothing to look forward to with hope.
Anyone seen on a bus after age thirty has been a failure in life.
Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.
Defeat should never be a source of discouragement, but rather a fresh stimulus.
Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.