Failure Quotes

Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Elbert Hubbard

Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God.

Charles Horton Cooley

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure... it just means you haven't succeeded yet.

Robert Schuller

There is no failure except in no longer trying.

Elbert Hubbard

Failure is an event, never a person.

William D. Brown

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

Winston Churchill

You always pass failure on the way to success.

Mickey Rooney

Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.

Robert Half

I'd rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate

George F. Burns

Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral.

Rosalind Russell

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

Tom Watson

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

Woodrow T. Wilson

So many fail because they don't get started - they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

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

Jules Renard

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

There is the greatest practical benefit in making a few failures early in life.

Thomas Henry Huxley

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

Rick Pitino

One failure is worth seven and a half successes

Eli Khamarov

If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know.

Thomas Wolfe

The only failure is not to try.

George Clooney

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

Herbert Kaufman

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

George E. Woodberry

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

Laurence Shames

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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