Fail Quotes

All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is to -- act as if it were impossible to fail.

Dorothea Brande

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.

Beverly Sills

Even if you be otherwise perfect, you fail without humility.

The Talmud

But you realize, love should ALWAYS start as friendship. If you can't be friends first, then love is USELESS. And I will be adamant about this fact. Lovers must be best friends. If you ask me, if you ask a married couple who their best friends are, and they reply someone OTHER than their spouse, their marriage will fail. Friends first. Always.

Unknown

I think I fail a bit less than everyone else.

Jack Nicklaus

Determination and perseverance move the world; thinking that others will do it for you is a sure way to fail.

Marva Collins

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

Emily Dickinson

I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail

Woodrow T. Wilson

I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating

Sophocles

Blest be those feasts, with simple plenty crowned, Where all the ruddy family around Laugh at the jests or pranks that never fail Or sigh with pity at some mournful tale.

Oliver Goldsmith

Many businessmen fail to understand Python principles--the ultimate absurdity was an offer from America to buy the 'format' of the Python shows, that is, Monty Python without the Pythons--corporate methods do not have the conceptual framework to deal with an anarchist collective, run by intelligent and arrogant comedians who have proved that their method works

Robert Hewison

The education and empowerment of women throughout the world cannot fail to result in a more caring, tolerant, just and peaceful life for all.

Aung San Suu Kyi

But it is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

Herman Melville

Some people think that prayer just means asking for things, and if they fail to receive exactly what they asked for, they think the whole thing is a fraud.

Gerald Vann

People who fail to achieve their goals usually get stopped by frustration. They allow frustration to keep them from taking the necessary actions that would support them in achieving their desire. You get through this roadblock by plowing through frustration, taking each setback as feedback you can learn from, and pushing ahead. I doubt you'll find many successful people who have not experienced this. All successful people learn that success is buried on the other side of frustration.

Anthony Robbins

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Mary Tyler Moore

Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow.

Henry S. Haskins

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

Organization doesn't really accomplish anything. Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories of management don't much matter. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds.

Colin Powell

The character of greatness must be measured in two ways, else the measurement is flawed. First, and by far most popular of all, is by one's ability to succeed in times of trial where others may fail. But of no less importance, and perhaps foundational to any form of greatness, is one's willingness to start over in spite of failure, when success seems farthest away.

Guy Finley

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.

Charles F. Kettering

Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Lloyd Jones

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

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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