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241 Greatest Quotes About Failure


Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day. Jim Rohn
I think my whole life, because of where I came from, I had a fear of failure. Howard Schultz
Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future. Swami Sivananda
My life has been nothing but a failure. Claude Monet
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure. Zig Ziglar
Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable. Joe Biden
Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it. Thomas Sowell
There's a silly notion that failure's not an option at NASA. Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough. Elon Musk
I've never been a jealous person, and I've never felt built up by someone else's failure - that's a cheap thrill. Matthew McConaughey
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino
One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them. Thomas Sowell
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life. Christopher Morley
Nearly' only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades. Neil Gaiman
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates
Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything. Marilyn Monroe
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results. Tony Robbins
You are a side effect," Van Houten continued, "of an evolutionary process that cares little for individual lives. You are a failed experiment in mutation. John Green
Translation is the art of failure. Umberto Eco
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. Oscar Wilde
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. Ellen DeGeneres
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery. Winston Churchill
The greatest failure in life is to stop trying. Napoleon Hill
It is better to make a mistake than to do nothing. Adolf Hitler
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. George Eliot
One great cause of failure is lack of concentration. Bruce Lee
If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative. Woody Allen
Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure? Ernest Hemingway
Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone. Deepak Chopra
There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self. William James
I've had a lot of success; I've had failures, so I learn from the failure. Gordon Ramsay
Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth. Mike Tyson
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. Henry Ford
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. Buddha
Every failure teaches a man something, if he will learn; and you are too sensible a man not to learn from this failure. Charles Dickens
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. Benjamin Franklin
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail. Napoleon Hill
I don't want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about. Emma Watson
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie
Don't let failure go to your heart, and don't let success go to your head. Will Smith
Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment. Vince Lombardi
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. Sophocles
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure. Confucius
Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. John Wooden
Don't try to cover your mistakes with false words. Rather, correct your mistakes with examination. Pythagoras
I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise. Abraham Lincoln
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. Elon Musk