Failure Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Failure

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Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art.
~By Ezra Pound ~


The dream is real, my friends. The failure to realize it is the only unreality.
~By Toni Cade Bambara ~


This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.
~By Albert Claude ~


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


Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
~By Roger Babson ~


We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
~By Winston Churchill ~


The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


Our managers hadn't had that kind of success - the record company hadn't, we hadn't - and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger, and if it wasn't it would be some kind of failure.
~By Roland Gift ~


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 ~


The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
~By Earl Warren ~


I think many experiences are bound to be failures, and sometimes I regret them before they even happen.
~By Keren Ann ~


I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
~By George W. Bush ~


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 ~


We go there with confidence, but we know there is a very fine line between success and failure in this game.
~By Alan Shearer ~


It's not a very high failure rate if you choose people that you really like the sound of.
~By Bryan Ferry ~


All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what I see and my success will always be less than my failure or perhaps equal to the failure.
~By Alberto Giacometti ~


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


The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
~By B. C. Forbes ~


Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.
~By George Canning ~


You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
~By Johnny Cash ~


Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


Our Founding Fathers crafted a constitutional Republic for the first time in the history of the world because they were shaping a form of government that would not have the failures of a democracy in it, but had the representation of democracy in it.
~By Steve King ~


American democracy must be a failure because it places the supreme authority in the hands of the poorest and most ignorant part of the society.
~By Thomas Babington ~


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 ~


Something is wanting, and something must be done, or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure, and civil war without a prospect of its termination.
~By Henry Knox ~


There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures.
~By Steven Brust ~


My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach. I kept it open for four years. It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half, five months of the year. But the bills kept coming all year.
~By Mickey Gilley ~


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


Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure, but low aim is crime.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
~By Mike Murdock ~


Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
~By Colin Powell ~


A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.
~By Arthur Bloch ~


Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


There's only one thing that can guarantee our failure, and that's if we quit.
~By Craig Breedlove ~


A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
~By Coco Chanel ~


If you're doing your best, you won't have any time to worry about failure.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


While it is important for people to see your promise you must also remember that hope is the keeper of both happiness and disappointment, the father of both progress and failure.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Well, I think that there's a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you're likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.
~By Richard Branson ~


How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood.
~By Harold Ramis ~


Failure is authentic, and because it's authentic, it's real and genuine, and because of that, it's a pure state of being.
~By Doug Coupland ~


A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
~By Jules Renard ~


Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
~By Lily Tomlin ~


If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure.
~By Dan Quayle ~


The greatest failure is that although we have created institutions, we have not created a civil society.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


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 failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater, and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area, and especially to Spain.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
~By Edward Eggleston ~


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 ~


If you're 40 years old and you've never had a failure, you've been deprived.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


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


In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Civilization is a failure. We need to think what we can do together in love and peace.
~By Serj Tankian ~


I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice - in giving a failure another chance.
~By James Cash Penney ~


We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
~By Charles Kettering ~


I knew that there were several, among African-American leaders, who had been put out by me because of my failure or reluctance to endorse Sen. Kerry.
~By Rodney Alexander ~


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.
~By John B. S. Haldane ~


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.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self.
~By William James ~


I think that the failures of Enron and WorldCom and other companies are partially failures of investors to recognize companies that are selling for a thousand times nothing, but chances are they may be worth only that.
~By Arthur Levitt ~


Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure, treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible.
~By Jimmy Connors ~


Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.
~By John Wooden ~


There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake.
~By Robert Fripp ~


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 ~


A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders.
~By Robin Tunney ~


No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.
~By Alfred Adler ~


Nothing fails like failure.
~By Margaret Drabble ~


Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players... they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure.
~By Arsene Wenger ~


There is no failure except in no longer trying.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again.
~By Ben Stiller ~


My life has been nothing but a failure.
~By Claude Monet ~


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


For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


There would seem to be a limit, even for an art preoccupied with boundaries and transgressions, beyond which a work reaches its breaking point and becomes an actual failure, a mere experimentation.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


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 ~


Failure is always an option.
~By Adam Savage ~


It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure, and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security, they have kind of got that principle backwards.
~By Chris Van Hollen ~


I wasn't afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure.
~By Anne Baxter ~


Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them.
~By Doug Coupland ~


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 ~


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 ~


War is something Arafat sends others to do for him. That is, the poor souls who believe in him. This pompous incompetent caused the failure of the Camp David negotiations, Clinton's mediation.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


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


Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success.
~By Og Mandino ~


Working mothers are just as likely to want to conform to a standard of perfection and just as likely to suffer from their failure to meet it as their stay-at-home counterparts.
~By Melinda M. Marshall ~


We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


You learn just as much from your failures. Sometimes you love your failures even more.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


When runaway inflation and bank failures struck in Germany in the 1920s, the middle class was destroyed, which led directly to the rise of the Nazis.
~By Nick Clooney ~


I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


The failure of the system to deal quickly was attributable to Nixon's lying, stonewalling and refusal to come clean. So it took 26 months for the final truth to be known.
~By Bob Woodward ~

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October 20 ,2021
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