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Failure Quotes and Sayings

If we will learn what failure is, we will know what courage and success are. Now let’s read some wonderful failure quotes.

Just once it might be instructive to pretend you’re accepting an award for failure, just to see who you would thank. ~Robert Brault

In a world flagrant with the failures of civilization, what is there particularly immortal about our own? ~G.K. Chesterton

They say President Wilson has blundered. Perhaps he has, but I notice he usually blunders forward. ~Thomas Edison

There are defeats more triumphant than victories. ~Michel de Montaigne

Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God. ~Charles Horton Cooley

Failure Quotes and SayingsNotice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, “I have failed three times,” and what happens when he says, “I am a failure.” ~S.I. Hayakawa

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience. ~Elbert Hubbard

No man is a failure who is enjoying life. ~William Feather

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~Henry Ford

Because a fellow has failed once or twice or a dozen times, you don’t want to set him down as a failure till he’s dead or loses his courage. ~George Horace Lorimer

You can’t have any successes unless you can accept failure. ~George Cukor

There is no failure. Only feedback. ~Robert Allen

Failure changes for the better, success for the worse. ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There is much to be said for failure. It is more interesting than success. ~Max Beerbohm, Mainly on the Air, 1946

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

Nothing fails like success because we don’t learn from it. We learn only from failure. ~Kenneth Boudling

Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

It is a mistake to suppose that people succeed through success; they often succeed through failures. ~Author Unknown

The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed. ~Lloyd Jones

What’s your favorite? :D

Realities of Life

Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak. – Sun Tzu
By always taking out and never putting in, the bottom is soon reached. – Spanish proverb
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire. – Confucius
He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much. – Lao Tzu
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good. – Confucius
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. – Chinese proverb
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear? – Confucius
If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it’s OK. But you’ve got to shoot for something. A lot of people don’t even shoot. – Confucius
If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want one hundred years of prosperity, grow people. – Chinese Proverb
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. – Lao Tzu
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. – Bruce Lee
The cautious seldom err. – Confucius
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them. – Confucius
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue. – Confucius
The man of wisdom is never in two minds about right and wrong; the man of benevolence never worries about the future; the man of courage is never afraid. – Confucius
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. – Confucius
The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour. – Japanese proverb
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action. – Confucius
The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has. – Confucius
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. – Confucius
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later. – Confucius
The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort. – Confucius
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell. – Confucius
To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short. – Confucius
When anger rises, think of the consequences. – Confucius
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. – Confucius
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. – Confucius
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts? – Confucius