Failure

A man who fails is not a failure; a man who fails and gives up is a failure. — Bill Gothard

No one is a failure in this world who lightens a burden for someone else.

It’s OK to make mistakes; at least it shows you’re working. — Honest Ed Mirvish

If you have tried to do something and failed, you are vastly better off than if you had tried to do nothing and succeeded.

Men fall only in order or rise. — Book of Zohar

What is it that troubles you? Death? Who lives forever? Or because your foot has stumbled on the earth? There is no man who has never stumbled? — Sehemael Ha-nageth

Failure is the path of least persistence. — Ray Cross

The world’s most disappointed people are those who get what’s coming to them.

Sometimes the best inspriation is born of desperation. — Ray Cross

It is no disgrace to fail; it is a disgrace to do less than your best to keep from failing. — Dr. Bob Jones Sr.

How would you like a job where, if you made a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo? — Jacques Plante, goalie

No situation in life can master you until you yourself pull down your flag. — J.G. Gilkey

Never be afraid to admit that you were wrong, for it is equal to saying that you are wiser today than you were yesterday.

Wise men never explain their failures.

Failure is one thing that can be achieved without effort.

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure.–Try to please everybody.

The fear of failure insures failure.

An effort a day keeps failure away.

He who has never failed has never tried.

You cannot win immediately. You cannot win every time. You can only persevere and learn by your victories and defeats. — Ralph Nader

It is not ours to succeed or fail — it is ours to do the highest we know. — E.S. Jones

Today is not going to make or break you. You can’t bat .300 every day. — Frank Bettger

The crowd loves a good loser; everybody despises a quitter. — Frank Bettger

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. — Abraham Lincoln

Thomas Edison had ten thousand failures before he invented the incandescent bulb. Edison made up his mind that each failure brought him that much closer to success. — Frank Bettger

Failure means nothing at all if success comes eventually. — Frank Bettger

If you lose, learn. — David J. Schwartz

A failure is a man who has blundered but is not able to cash in on the experience. — David J. Schwartz

Many people become so accustomed to themselves that they fail to see ways for improvement. — David J. Schwartz

Salvage something from every setback. — David J. Schwartz

Tomorrow, next week, later, sometime, someday often as not are synonyms for the failure word, never. — David J. Schwartz

To judge you by your failures is to cast blame upon the seasons for their inconsistency.

Why is it, when we read about the great achievements of successful men in sports, or business, we are seldom told about their failures? — Frank Bettger

Old age is a failure disease. — David J. Schwartz

When Henry Ford transported Thomas Edison’s entire laboratory to Dearborn Village, he also brought the trash pile. Why? Because he wanted everybody to see how much Edison had to throw away in order to finally have some success. — Robert Schuller

I would rather attempt to do something great and fail, than attempt to do nothing and succeed. — Robert Schuller

If your past still looks big to you, you’re a failure today.

Fear is more disgraceful than failure. — Robert Schuller

The crowd loves a good loser; everybody despises a quitter. — Frank Bettger

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. — Abraham Lincoln

Youth is a liability only when the youth thinks it is. — David J. Schwartz

New powers are discovered each time you push yourself farther than you’ve ever gone before. — Robert Schuller

The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything. — Bishop William MaGee

The measure of a man is how he treats a person who can be of no possible use to him.

Formula for instant success: lower your goals to where you now are.

The doors of opportunity are marked, “PUSH!”

Prayer, preparation and perseverance prevent poor performance.

An effort a day keeps failure away.

You have been told that, like a chain, you are as weak as your weakest link. This is only half the truth. You are also as strong as you weakest link.

To measure you by your smallest deed is to reckon the power of the ocean by the frailty of its foam.

To judge you by your failures is to cast blame upon the seasons for their inconstancy.