Failure Quotes

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas A. Edison

A minute's success pays the failure of years.

Robert Browning

There's no such thing as failure - just waiting for success.

John Osborne

Failure is a bottomless pit ready to devour you. If you always look up and never look down, failure is void.

Folashade' Ayanwale

In all education the main cause of failure is staleness

Alfred North Whitehead

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

Hildegard Knef

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

Sir Walter Scott

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

Roger Babson

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

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

Dan Quayle

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


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

We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling.

John W. Gardner

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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