Favorite Quotations ~† Failure, 2 Logic of Failure

"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life, we get nothing save by effort." ~ Theodore Roosevelt


Every adversity, failure, heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit. ~ Napoleon Hill

Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success. ~ Maude Adams

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. ~ Anthony Robbins

Failure is usually the line of least persistence. ~ Wilfred Beaver

If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on. ~ Lance Armstrong, Every Second Counts

There's a buzz to failing and not dying. ~ Stephen Colbert

I've missed over 9,000 shots in my career, lost over 300 games. Twenty-six times I took the game-winning shot and missed. ~ Michael Jordan

A life which does not go into action is a failure. ~ Arnold J. Toynbee

Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay--not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end street. ~ John Maxwell

The real mark of your character comes from not how you react to your successes, of which I know there will be many. How you react to your failures, of which there will be, if you are bold, a number in your lifetime. ~ Daniel S. Goldin, MIT Graduation, 6/8/01

He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts. ~ Richard Whately

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience. ~ Elbert Hubbard

A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. ~ John Burroughs

A mistake is not a failure. It is something that goes wrong... and then you fix it. You never fail until you stop trying. ~ Suzie Heyman

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. ~ Charles F. Kettering

But it is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. ~ Herman Melville

Big success is not built on success. Itís built on adversity, failure, and frustration, sometimes catastrophe, and the way we deal with it and turn it around. ~ Sumner Redstone

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