Failure Quotes

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

Og Mandino

Achievement is not always success while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.

Orison Swett Marden

It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success.

David Feherty

Failing doesn't make you a failure. Giving up, accepting your failure, refusing to try again does!

Richard Exely

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

Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.

Joseph Sugarman

Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.

Gary Ryan Blair

Destiny, n. A tyrant's authority for crime and fool's excuse for failure.

Ambrose Bierce

Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk -- and act.

Maxwell Maltz

Genius is only the power of making continuous efforts. The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it; so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.

Elbert Hubbard

Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're companions - the hero and the sidekick.

Laurence Shames

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.

George E. Woodberry

Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ''coaches'' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

Herbert Kaufman

The only failure is not to try.

George Clooney

One failure is worth seven and a half successes

Eli Khamarov

Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching, I've learned from making mistakes.

Rick Pitino

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 Lorimer

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness: there is also the success of others

Jules Renard

If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure

Dan Quayle

There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.

Kin Hubbard

Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Roger Babson

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

Sir Walter Scott

Success and failure are greatly overrated. But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about.

Hildegard Knef

In all education the main cause of failure is staleness

Alfred North Whitehead
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