Failure Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Failure

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Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others.
~By Amelia Earhart ~


After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe.
~By Sumner Redstone ~


Foreign aid is neither a failure nor a panacea. It is, instead, an important tool of American policy that can serve the interests of the United States and the world if wisely administered.
~By Lee H. Hamilton ~


In Washington, success is just a training course for failure.
~By Simon Hoggart ~


The assertion of failure coming from such persons does not mean that Mr. Mill failed to promote the practical success of those objects the advocacy of which forms the chief feature of his political writings.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


And in reality, I don't think it's a real documentary. It's more a story of her life. It's a story of survival. It's a story of the time in which she lived. The story of success and failure.
~By Maximilian Schell ~


I saw why people died and how they died. I saw gunshot wounds and liver failure. It was a good learning experience, so I came regularly on weekends and holidays.
~By Michael Baden ~


Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


The failure of Socialism since 1945 is that whilst encouraging us all, the creators of wealth, to produce less through strikes, it has caused us all to demand a higher level of our own product.
~By Brian Harris ~


If you're not a born-again Christian, you're a failure as a human being.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral.
~By Rosalind Russell ~


Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
~By Scott Adams ~


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.
~By Sivananda ~


In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


I think success has no rules, but you can learn a great deal from failure.
~By Jean Kerr ~


I simply don't believe in failure. In itself, it doesn't exist. We create it. We make ourselves fail.
~By Alice Foote MacDougall ~


To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.
~By James Allen ~


Success is never final, but failure can be.
~By Bill Parcells ~


The success and the failure are not my concern, but His.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


The failure in Ohio to have adequate voting capacity for the people who were registered and eligible to vote was an absolute denial of their right to vote.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure.
~By Xavier Becerra ~


I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
~By Bill Cosby ~


There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
~By Napolean Hill ~


But nobody predicted anything of this magnitude in terms of resistance. And in part, the magnitude of the resistance was spurred by our failures in reconstruction.
~By Wayne White ~


He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts.
~By Richard Whately ~


I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me - I find fault.
~By Branch Rickey ~


If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk.
~By Rosalynn Carter ~


What we have most to fear is failure of the heart.
~By Sonia Johnson ~


Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.
~By Bob Feller ~


I believe my publisher has shown a great deal of faith in me over a lot of years but I'm not prepared to be so arrogant to say that the long-term literary value of my work would compensate them for a financial failure.
~By Andrew Vachss ~


Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
~By Dan Quayle ~


Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes.
~By Rick Pitino ~


No failure in America, whether of love or money, is ever simple; it is always a kind of betrayal, of a mass of shadowy, shared hopes.
~By Greil Marcus ~


Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


The fact that The Bridge contains folk lore and other material suitable to the epic form need not therefore prove its failure as a long lyric poem, with interrelated sections.
~By Hart Crane ~


War remains the decisive human failure.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
~By Walter Scott ~


If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
~By Earl Wilson ~


There's tons of creative people in television that have one failure after another, and they just step up higher. I could never get over that. When I had a failure, there was no such thing as just getting over it.
~By Chuck Barris ~


Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.
~By Soichiro Honda ~


The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.
~By Agatha Christie ~


In general, the Internet was not designed to accommodate deliberate failures to communicate.
~By Daniel J. Bernstein ~


We do not realise that we are children of eternity. If we did, then success would be no success, and failure would be no failure to us.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
~By John Burroughs ~


In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments. That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment. That is probably where I learned to rely on multiple safety nets inside and around my systems.
~By Wietse Venema ~


Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to center in their failure to concentrate on any particular objective long enough to obtain their maximum results.
~By Major Taylor ~


There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


It really is impossible not to like him. His success was his failure.
~By Arthur C. Danto ~


Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure.
~By William Hurt ~


You always pass failure on your way to success.
~By Mickey Rooney ~


I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure.
~By Michael Malone ~


Supposing you have tried and failed again and again. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.
~By Mary Pickford ~


He who has conquered doubt and fear has conquered failure.
~By James Lane Allen ~


There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows.
~By Frederic William Farrar ~


Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death.
~By Rupert Holmes ~


No man can be a failure if he thinks he's a success; If he thinks he is a winner, then he is.
~By Robert Service ~


They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?
~By Fidel Castro ~


I think he Oswald felt he was a failure and for the United States and for President Kennedy and all of us. He knew he was a failure at everything he tried, frustrated, with a very sad life, but he was a Marxist.
~By John Sherman Cooper ~


The point is not to take the world's opinion as a guiding star but to go one's way in life and working unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause.
~By Gustav Mahler ~


No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.
~By Henry Miller ~


What we've got here is a failure to communicate.
~By Donn Pearce ~


Americans, who make more of marrying for love than any other people, also break up more of their marriages, but the figure reflects not so much the failure of love as the determination of people not to live without it.
~By Morton Hunt ~


Far better is it 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 a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


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


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.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


So the poet, who wants to be something that he cannot be, and is a failure in plain life, makes up fictitious versions of his predicament that are interesting even to other persons because nobody is a perfect automobile salesman.
~By Allen Tate ~


Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking.
~By Jim McMahon ~


Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies?
~By Chester W. Nimitz ~


This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure.
~By Michael Korda ~


All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
~By Moliere ~


Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
~By Erik Erikson ~


Definitely, it's a fear of failure that drives me.
~By Jerry Bruckheimer ~


We create success or failure on the course primarily by our thoughts.
~By Gary Player ~


I think some parents now look at a youngster failing as the final thing. It's a process, and failure is part of the process. I would like it if the teacher and the parents would connect more. I think that used to be, but we're losing a little bit of that right now.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


We have much to be judged on when he comes, slums and battlefields and insane asylums, but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love.
~By Madeleine L'Engle ~


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


Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something.
~By Frederick Smith ~


I understand the harsh feelings and sentiments from my opponents and their supporters because I myself have been defeated twice in my political life in the past and I understand very well it is hard to accept your own failure.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort nor the failure tires. The waste remains, the waste remains and kills.
~By William Empson ~


Every failure is a step to success.
~By William Whewell ~


A man may fall many times, but he won't be a failure until he says that someone pushed him.
~By Elmer G. Letterman ~


Y'know, the real reason why I was such a failure in the sense of being unable to make any sort of a living was because I was really not motivated. I had no motivation.
~By Paul Twitchell ~


Abandoning the project was incredibly stressful after having gone through the process of building the room, installing the kiln, collecting the stones, sitting with the kiln day and night as it came to temperature, experiencing the failures.
~By Andy Goldsworthy ~


Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.
~By Roger von Oech ~


By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure.
~By Sheila Jackson Lee ~


Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.
~By John Hersey ~


Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it's better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life.
~By Michael Crawford ~


But if you look at WorldCom, which is the biggest failure to date, they grew dramatically, they were buying companies that were bigger than they were and they were doing it off inflated stock.
~By Don Nickles ~


Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.
~By Joe Gibbs ~


Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping.
~By Ethel Barrymore ~


A Failure in this Duty did once involve our Nation in all the Horrors of Rebellion and Civil War.
~By Charles Inglis ~


He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
~By Paul Tillich ~

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