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.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
The real test is not whether you avoid failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it. . .
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
Men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down.
Failure is not the falling down but the staying down.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
One who fears failure limits his activities.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Every negative event contains within it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
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