Failure Quotes


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.

I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.

Every Second Counts

Lance Armstrong

You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.

Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.

Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

Failure    Success    Time

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.

To err is human, to forgive, divine.

An Essay On Criticism

Alexander Pope

An Essay On Criticism

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages
1) Helen Keller, at the age of 19 months, became deaf and blind. But that didn’t stop her. She was the first deaf and blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.
2) Mozart was already competent on keyboard and violin; he composed from the age of 5.
3) Shirley Temple was 6 when she became a movie star on Bright Eyes.
4) Anne Frank was 12 when she wrote the diary of Anne Frank.
5) Magnus Carlsen became a chess Grandmaster at the age of 13.
6) Nadia Comăneci was a gymnast from Romania that scored seven perfect 10.0 and won three gold medals at the Olympics at age 14.
7) Tenzin Gyatso was formally recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama in November 1950, at the age of 15.
8) Pele, a soccer superstar, was 17 years old when he won the world cup in 1958 with Brazil.
9) Elvis was a superstar by age 19.
10) John Lennon was 20 years and Paul Mcartney was 18 when the Beatles had their first concert in 1961.
11) Jesse Owens was 22 when he won 4 gold medals in Berlin 1936.
12) Beethoven was a piano virtuoso by age 23
13) Issac Newton wrote Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica at age 24
14) Roger Bannister was 25 when he broke the 4 minute mile record
15) Albert Einstein was 26 when he wrote the theory of relativity
16) Lance E. Armstrong was 27 when he won the tour de France
17) Michelangelo created two of the greatest sculptures David and Pieta by age 28
18) Alexander the Great, by age 29, had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world
19) J.K. Rowling was 30 years old when she finished the first manuscript of Harry Potter
20) Amelia Earhart was 31 years old when she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
21) Oprah was 32 when she started her talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind
22) Edmund Hillary was 33 when he became the first man to reach Mount Everest
23) Martin Luther King Jr. was 34 when he wrote the speech I Have a Dream."
24) Marie Curie was 35 years old when she got nominated for a Nobel Prize in Physics
25) The Wright brothers, Orville (32) and Wilbur (36) invented and built the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight
26) Vincent Van Gogh was 37 when he died virtually unknown, yet his paintings today are worth millions.
27) Neil Armstrong was 38 when he became the first man to set foot on the moon.
28) Mark Twain was 40 when he wrote "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", and 49 years old when he wrote "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"
29) Christopher Columbus was 41 when he discovered the Americas
30) Rosa Parks was 42 when she refused to obey the bus driver’s order to give up her seat to make room for a white passenger
31) John F. Kennedy was 43 years old when he became President of the United States
32) Henry Ford Was 45 when the Ford T came out.
33) Suzanne Collins was 46 when she wrote "The Hunger Games"
34) Charles Darwin was 50 years old when his book On the Origin of Species came out.
35) Leonardo Da Vinci was 51 years old when he painted the Mona Lisa.
36) Abraham Lincoln was 52 when he became president.
37) Ray Kroc Was 53 when he bought the McDonalds Franchise and took it to unprecedented levels.
38) Dr. Seuss was 54 when he wrote "The Cat in the Hat".
40) Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III was 57 years old when he successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in 2009. All of the 155 passengers aboard the aircraft survived
41) Colonel Harland Sanders was 61 when he started the KFC Franchise
42) J.R.R Tolkien was 62 when the Lord of the Ring books came out
43) Ronald Reagan was 69 when he became President of the US
44) Jack Lalane at age 70 handcuffed, shackled, towed 70 rowboats
45) Nelson Mandela was 76 when he became President

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A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.

Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

Life is full of screwups. You're supposed to fail sometimes. It's a required part of the human existance.

Along for the Ride

Sarah Dessen

Along for the Ride

Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything.

Together, they would watch everything that was so carefully planned collapse, and they would smile at the beauty of destruction.

My past is everything I failed to be.

Failure    Past    Self    Time

I'm done with those; regrets are an excuse for people who have failed.

I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being--forgive me--rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.

We are all failures- at least the best of us are.

All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.

Antigone

Sophocles

Antigone
Change    Character    Course    Crime    Failure    Mistakes    Pride    Yield

I'd rather be partly great than entirely useless.

Unwind

Neal Shusterman

You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.

Failure    Inspirational    Life    Success    Truth    Winning

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.

If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.

Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.

The phoenix must burn to emerge.

White Oleander

Janet Fitch

White Oleander

Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich Dad, Poor Dad
Failure    Life    Success

Everybody said, "Follow your heart". I did, it got broken

Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.

Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.

When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.

If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.

Success, after all, loves a witness, but failure can't exist without one.

I advise you to stop sharing your dreams with people who try to hold you back, even if they're your parents. Because, if you're the kind of person who senses there's something out there for you beyond whatever it is you're expected to do - if you want to be EXTRA-ordinary- you will not get there by hanging around a bunch of people who tell you you're not extraordinary. Instead, you will probably
become as ordinary as they expect you to be.

The end of a relationship is not always a failure. Sometimes all the love in the world is not enough to save something. In these cases, it is not a matter of fault from either person. Some things cannot be, it's as simple as that.

Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t.

I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.

Failure    Success    Women    Work

Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.

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There is no failure except in no longer trying.

I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.

All the time you're saying to yourself, 'I could do that, but I won't,' — which is just another way of saying that you can't.

I was never afraid of failure; for I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.

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