Failure Quotes

Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.


A vice is a failure of desire.

Gerald Stanley Lee

Well, the tragedy is over. The failure is complete. I turn my head and go away. I took my share in this fight for the impossible.

Albert Camus

Clinical ecology [is] a new branch of medicine aimed at helping people made sick by a failure to adapt to facets of our modern, polluted environment. Adverse reactions to processed foods and their chemical contaminants, and to indoor and outdoor air pollution with petrochemicals, are becoming more and more widespread and so far these reactions are being misdiagnosed by mainstream medical practitioners and so are not treated effectively.

Richard Mackarness

To put away aimlessness and weakness, and to begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment; who make all conditions serve them, and who think strongly, attempt fearlessly, and accomplish masterfully.

James Allen

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Never fret for an only son, the idea of failure will never occur to him.

George Bernard Shaw

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach, but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect, we will immediately feel overwhelmed

Anthony Robbins

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat

Teddy Roosevelt

Lack of loyalty is one of the major causes of failure in every walk of life

Napoleon Hill

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.

Christopher Morley

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.

Henry Ford

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.

Charlie Chaplin

I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.

T.S. Eliot

If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.

Tom Watson
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