58 Greatest Quotes About Failing

If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick. William James
If you don't fail, you're not even trying. Denzel Washington
If one has made a mistake, and fails to correct it, one has made a greater mistake. Plato
You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love. Jim Carrey
If you're not ready to fail, you're not going to learn how to cook. Julia Child
No one fails alone and no one succeeds alone. Eric Thomas
I have never judged myself by other people’s standards. I have always expected a great deal of myself, and if I fail, I fail myself. Sophia Loren
Don't be afraid to fail big, to dream big. Denzel Washington
There's no shame in failing. The only shame is not giving things your best shot. Robin Williams
Faith will tell us Christ is present, When our human senses fail. Thomas Aquinas
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not. Andre Gide
Jesus will not fail me, I shall not be moved. Johnny Cash
My mentality is that of a samurai. I would rather commit seppuku than fail. Elon Musk
When all else fails to organize the people, conditions will. Marcus Garvey
The gift is to the giver, and comes back most to him - it cannot fail. Walt Whitman
Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. William Saroyan
One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. Abraham Maslow
You will only fail to learn if you do not learn from failing. Stella Adler
[Marriage] was the one thing I didn't want to fail at. Gwen Stefani
You have to fail and then get better. Then you have to fail again, and then get even better. Lady Gaga
Go after a dream that is destined to fail without divine intervention. Mark Batterson
If you can't fail, you can never get better. Benedict Cumberbatch
It is not enough that I succeed, everyone else must fail. Iris Murdoch
Those who fail to learn from the brutal stompings visited on them in the past are doomed to be brutally stomped in the future. Hunter S. Thompson
The only reason people do not know much is because they do not care to know. They are incurious. Incuriousity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is. Stephen Fry
We will not waver, we will not tire, we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and freedom will prevail. George W. Bush
The best subjects are always people, who never fail to amaze me by their unpredictability. Ronnie James Dio
Courage! I have shown it for years; think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end? Marie Antoinette
Whatever the soul knows how to seek, it cannot fail to obtain. Margaret Fuller
I wouldn't be where I am now if I didn't fail ... a lot. The good, the bad, it's all part of the success equation. Mark Cuban
Dream audaciously. Have the courage to fail forward. Act with urgency. Phil Knight
Though troubles assail And dangers affright, Though friends should all fail And foes all unite; Yet one thing secures us, Whatever betide, The scripture assures us, The Lord will provide. John Newton
Capitalism has always been a failure for the lower classes. It is now beginning to fail for the middle classes. Howard Zinn
It's very hard to fail completely, if you aim high enough. Larry Page
The easiest thing to do, whenever you fail, is to put yourself down by blaming your lack of ability for your misfortunes. Washington Irving
When an instrument fails on stage it mocks you and must be destroyed! Trent Reznor
Dream a dream so big that unless God intervenes it will fail. Hudson Taylor
To fail to do good is as bad as doing harm. Plutarch
Better to fail spectacularly than do something mediocre. Randy Pausch
The province of faith begins where probabilities cease and sight and sense fail. George Muller
What you fail to destroy will eventually destroy you. Mike Murdock
Too many of us fail to fulfill our needs because we say no rather than yes, or perhaps later in life, yes when we should say no. William Glasser
The story fails but your faith in the importance of doing the story doesn't fail. Alice Munro
Every day that we fail to live out the maximum of our potentialities we kill the Shakespeare, Dante, Homer, Christ which is in us. Henry Miller
Failure is not an option. Failure is necessary...We try. We fail. We learn. We adjust. Craig Groeschel
I realize that a writer's business is setting fire to Piggy Sneed-and trying to save him-again and again; forever. John Irving
Because of Jesus' finished work of the cross, He will never be angry with you nor rebuke you even when you fail. Joseph Prince
The person who reads can bail, but the person who doesn't fails. Gary Paulsen