The man who forms the habit of beginning without finishing has simply formed the habit of failure. •Mrs. Charles E. Cowman 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. •James Allen All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure. •Jean-Paul Sartre No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move. Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward. •Amar Gopal Bose He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody. •Joseph Heller Failure is the tuition you pay for success. •Walter Brunell Success is never final, but failure can be. •Bill Parcells Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. •George Washington Carver I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it is an illusion to me . . . Failure always made me try harder next time. •Michael Jordan Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. •Confucius The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns. •Francis Picabia You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. •Walt Disney Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral. •Rosalind Russell My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. •Abraham Lincoln Success is never final and failure never fatal. It's courage that counts. •George R. Tilton I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. •George S. Patton There is no human failure greater than to launch a profoundly important endeavour and then leave it half done. •Barbara Ward Who has never tasted what is bitter does not know what is sweet. •German Proverb A man may fail many times but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. •J. Paul Getty Failure is not fatal; victory is not success. •Tony Richardson Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. •Louis Boone Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. •Jim Rohn There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought. •Laurence J. Peter If there exists no possibility of failure, then victory is meaningless. •Robert H. Schuller Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. •Truman Capote There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient. •Sri Swami Sivananda Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. •Joe Paterno Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail, in good spirits. •Robert Louis Stevenson Failures are like skinned knees -- painful, but superficial. •H. Ross Perot I cannot give the formula for success, but I can give you the formula of failure -- which is try to please everybody. •Herbert B. Swope Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. •Zig Ziglar A proud heart can survive a general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride.