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  Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.  
 -  Anthony Robbins
  

  You see, we all have problems, disappointments, and frustrations, but it's how we deal with our setbacks that will shape our lives more than anything else we do.  
 -  Anthony Robbins
  

  Failure is a signboard which says, try again.  
 -  Apoorve Dubey
  

  All my successes have been built on my failures.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  None of us can be free of conflict and woe. Even the greatest men have had to accept disappointments as their daily bread.  
 -  Bernard Mannes Baruch
  

  You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.  
 -  Beverly Sills
  

  You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.  
 -  Beverly Sills
  

  It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.  
 -  Bill Gates
  

  Defeat should never be a source of discouragement, but rather a fresh stimulus.  
 -  Bishop Robert Smith
  

  The biggest gap in your life is that between what you know and what you do.  
 -  Bob Proctor
  

  Yes, I sometimes fail, but at least I'm willing to experiment.  
 -  Bono
  

  Never consider the possibility of failure. As long as you persist, you will be successful.  
 -  Brian Tracy
  

  Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.  
 -  C. S. Lewis
  

  Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.  
 -  Confucius
  

  We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. We always have the choice.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  There is a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  The difference between success and failure is found in one's attitude toward setbacks, handicaps, discouragements, and other disappointing situations.  
 -  David J. Schwartz
  

  Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.  
 -  Denis Waitley
  

  Here's the key to success and failure: we become what we think about.  
 -  Earl Nightingale
  

  What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?   
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win.  
 -  Elie Wiesel
  

  The ups and downs, the problems and stress, along with all the happiness, have given me optimism and hope because I am living proof of survival.  
 -  Elizabeth Taylor
  

  It takes as much stress to be a success as it does to be a failure.  
 -  Emilio James Trujillo
  

  In any events, however seemingly dire, there is nothing to prevent us from searching for its hidden opportunity. It is a failure of the imagination not to do so. But to seek out the opportunity in situations requires a great deal of courage, for most people around you will persist in interpreting events in the grossest terms: success or failure, good or bad, right or wrong.  
 -  Epictetus
  

  If you can't bear to have your face stepped on, don't try to climb the ladder of success.  
 -  Evan Esar
  

  I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.  
 -  George Burns
  

  You're never beaten until you admit it.  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  99 percent of failures come from people who make excuses.  
 -  George Washington
  

  Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.  
 -  Herman Melville
  

  Trying is the first step towards failure.  
 -  Homer Simpson
  

  I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.  
 -  George Burns
  

  You're never beaten until you admit it.  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  99 percent of failures come from people who make excuses.  
 -  George Washington
  

  Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  He who has never failed somewhere, that man can not be great.  
 -  Herman Melville
  

  Trying is the first step towards failure.  
 -  Homer Simpson
  

  Suffering is always the effect of wrong thought in some direction. It is an indication that the individual is out of harmony with himself, with the Law of his being.  
 -  James Allen
  

  Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.  
 -  James Russell Lowell
  

  The formula for disaster is: Could + Should + Won't.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  Here is the formula for failure: a few errors in judgement repeated every day. Why would we repeat an error in judgement another day? Here is why: disaster doesn't usually fall on you at the end of that first day.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.  
 -  Joanne K. Rowling
  

  I have always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.  
 -  John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
  

  Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.  
 -  John Dewey
  

  Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.  
 -  John Keats
  

  If you want to be rich, never give up. People tend to give up. If you have persistence, you will come out ahead of most people. More importantly, you will learn. When you do something, you might fail. But that's not because you're a failure. It's because you have not learned enough. Do it differently each time. One day, you will do it right. Failure is your friend.  
 -  Jordan Belfort
  

  The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.  
 -  Joyce Brothers
  

  When we begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them.  
 -  Katherine Mansfield
  

  There are two kinds of failures: Those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.  
 -  Laurence J. Peter
  

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

  Just because fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.  
 -  Les Brown
  

  Anytime you suffer a setback or disappointment, put your head down and plow ahead.  
 -  Les Brown
  

  Every one of my failures has been a stepping-stone.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  Just because you fall once doesn't mean you're fall at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always trust yourself, because if you don't then who will?  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.  
 -  Mary Pickford
  

  It is not life's events that are causing problems or stress. It is your resistance to life's events that is causing this experience.  
 -  Michael A. Singer
  

  There was never any fear for me, no fear of failure. If I miss a shot, so what?  
 -  Michael Jordan
  

  It isn't failing that spells one's downfall; it's running away, giving up.  
 -  Michel Greco
  

  You always pass failure on the way to success.  
 -  Mickey Rooney
  

  Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  Defeat. What is it? Nothing but a little education, nothing but the first step to something better. The only people who never fail are those who never, never try.  
 -  Og Mandino
  

  Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.  
 -  Richard B. Sheridan
  

  If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do - how would I be? What would I do?  
 -  Richard Buckminster Fuller
  

  Give yourself room to fail. There are no mistakes, only learning experiences.  
 -  Robert A. Glover
  

  People who avoid failure also avoid success.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

  What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?  
 -  Robert Schuller
  

  Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.  
 -  Satchel Paige
  

  You're not a failure if you don't make it; you're a success because you try.  
 -  Susan Jeffers
  

  I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.  
 -  Thomas A. Edison
  

  Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.  
 -  Thomas A. Edison
  

  The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more significant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.  
 -  Thomas Merton
  

  You can be discouraged by failure - or you learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember that's where you'll find success. On the far side.  
 -  Thomas Watson Sr.
  

  To truly love something, you must first give it a chance to fail. If it survives, it is going to be stronger than ever. Distance is pure proof of this, and forever we will love if we survive.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Failure isn't falling down, it's refusing to get back up.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Love Never Fails, People Fail On Love.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Haters are the people who will broadcast your failures and whisper your success.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Never let your failures get to your heart and never let your success get to your head.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Lots of relationships fail because we spend more time pointing out each other's mistakes and not enough time enjoying each other's company.  
 -  Unknown
  

  We don't fail from getting knocked down, we fail from not getting back up.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Life has knocked me down a few times, it showed me things I never wanted to see. I experienced sadness and failures. But once thing for sure, I always get up!  
 -  Unknown
  

  If you fall once, get up. If you fall twice, get up. If you fall for the third time, tie your shoelaces!  
 -  Unknown
  

  Failures are part of life. If you don't fail you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.  
 -  Unknown
  

  If you happen to succeed, don't take it to the head. If you happen to fail, don't take it to the heart.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I can't forget the times we've shared together. The sadness and the happiness,the failure and success, the simple hugs and those tender kisses. I Don't know when it will happen again, seems like a part of me was gone. I miss all of that, I miss you B.. I miss us..  
 -  Unknown
  

  Most relationships fail not because of absence of love; but because girls love too much and boys love too many.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The worst people are those who take credits for the other's successes and blame others for their own failures.  
 -  Unknown
  

  To love is to risk rejection, to live is to risk dying and to hope is to risk failure. But risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing at all.  
 -  Unknown
  

  In great attemps it is glorious even to fail.  
 -  Vince Lombardi
  

  Men never plan to be failures - they simply fail to plan to be successful.  
 -  William Arthur Ward
  

  Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.  
 -  William Cullen Bryant
  

  Failure is an event, never a person.  
 -  William D. Brown
  

  Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.  
 -  William Saroyan
  

  But screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we'll not fail.  
 -  William Shakespeare, Macbeth
  

  I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail.  
 -  Woodrow Wilson
  

  If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  If you're not failing now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  Failure is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.  
 -  Zig Ziglar