The only real failure in life is the failure to try.
The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.
Sven Goran Eriksson
If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (Quoted in P.S. I Love You)
Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas A. Edison
Failure is the first step to success.
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
Failure is an event, never a person.
William D. Brown
Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something.
Failure is not the worst thing in the world, the very worst is not to try.
Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Failure is inevitable. Success is elusive.
Failure is the tuition you pay for success.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
All my successes have been built on my failures.
Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure… it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.
If there exists no possibility of failure, then victory is meaningless.
Robert H. Schuller
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.
Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up.
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Failure is nature’s plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
Roger W. Babson
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
You can’t have any successes unless you can accept failure.
Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert Francis Kennedy
Success is never final; failure is never fatal.
Success isn’t permanent, and failure isn’t fatal.
The only time you don’t fail is the last time you try anything – and it works.
I wasn’t afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure.
The only true failure lies in failure to start.
Harold Blake Walker
Failures are made only by those who fail to dare, not by those who dare to fail.
Lester B. Pearson
Failure is success if we learn from it.
Malcolm S. Forbes
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Nothing fails like success because we don’t learn from it. We learn only from failure.
We seem to gain wisdom more readily through our failures than through our successes. We always think of failure as the antithesis of success, but it isn’t. Success often lies just the other side of failure.
Leo F. Buscaglia
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Sir Winston Churchill
Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.
He who fails to plan, plans to fail.
A failure teaches you that something can’t be done—that way.
Thomas A. Edison
The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
W. Clement Stone
Failure is in a sense the highway to success, as each discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true.
The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
It is a mistake to suppose that people succeed through success; they often succeed through failures.
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Try and fail, but don’t fail to try.
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
George Edward Woodberry
If you accept failure as an opportunity to learn, it will change your whole perspective.”
We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
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.
It’s how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success.
Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.
H. Ross Perot
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.