Fail Quotes

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.

Dale Carnegie

The tragedy is that so many people look for self-confidence and self-respect everywhere except within themselves, and so they fail in their search.

Dr Nathaniel Branden

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent

William Cobbett

When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes, we must try charity, which is love in action. We must speculate no more on our duty, but simply do it. When we have done it, however blindly, perhaps Heaven will show us why.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.

Oprah Winfrey

It is only in folk tales, children's stories, and the journals of intellectual opinion that power is used wisely and well to destroy evil. The real world teaches very different lessons, and it takes willful and dedicated ignorance to fail to perceive them.

Noam Chomsky

And the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the Lord, which he spake by Elijah.

Bible

The weakest living creature, by concentrating his powers on a single object, can accomplish something. The strongest, by dispensing his over many, may fail to accomplish anything. The drop, by continually falling, bores its passage through the hardest rock. The hasty torrent rushes over it with hideous uproar, and leaves no trace behind.

Thomas Carlyle

That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.

Alan Whitney Brown

In those days kitchen matches were heavy-duty implementsmore like signal flares than the weedy sticks we get today. You could strike them on any hard surface and fling them at least fifteen feet and they wouldnt go out. Indeed, even when being beaten vigorously with two hands, as when lodged on the front of ones sweater, they seemed positively determined not to fail.

William Cullen Bryant

Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.

Thomas Jefferson

I've always thought tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead.

Omar Bradley

Everyone's talked about Bank of America and Citigroup and the rest being too big to fail, but no, no, no. The most important point...is that the US must be perceived to be too big to fail.

Ian Bremmer

I have promised the Tunisian people that the French army will go, If I fail, I will be swept away.

Habib Bourguiba

And yet in a way I would rather fail point blank. Things one can do have no value. I don't mind feeling small myself, but I dread finding the world is.

Elizabeth Bowen

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

John Burroughs

In the hope of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior. When our students fail, we as teachers have failed.

Marva Collins

Where words fail, music speaks.

Hans Christian Andersen

There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance - that principle is contempt prior to investigation

Herbert Spencer

Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.

Anthony Robbins

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