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Failure Quotes


These are some of the best 'Failure' quotations and sayings.

A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.

A man may fail many times but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.

But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears.

Don't be afraid to fail. Don't waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It's OK to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing.

Embrace failure! Seek it out. Learn to love it. That may be the only way any of us will ever be free. See quote detail

Every failure is a step to success; every detection of what is false directs us toward what is true; every trial exhausts some tempting form of error. Not only so, but scarcely any attempt is entirely a failure; scarcely any theory, the result of steady thought, is altogether false; no tempting form of error is without some latent charm derived from truth.

Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.

Failure is often God's own tool for carving some of the finest outlines in the character of his children; and, even in this life, bitter and crushing failures have often in them the germs of new and quite unimagined happiness.

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterward carefully avoid.

He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts.

How are the mighty fallen!

I've never been afraid to fail.

If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for.

In the lexicon of youth, which fate reserves For a bright manhood, there is no such word As fail.

Only the astrologer and the empyric never fail.

Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.

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

They never fail who die in a great cause.

We mount to heaven mostly on the ruins of our cherished schemes, finding our failures were successes.