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I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.
C. S. Lewis
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
One fails forward toward success.
Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. Exercise is nothing short of a miracle.
It would seem that the ant works its way tentatively, and, observing where it fails, tries another place and succeeds.
Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.
If you look at suicides, most of them are connected to depression. And the mental health system just fails them. It's so sad. We know what to do. We just don't do it.
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.
If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all.
It is the artist's business to create sunshine when the sun fails.
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point.
When all else fails there's always delusion.
If love does not know how to give and take without restrictions, it is not love, but a transaction that never fails to lay stress on a plus and a minus.
When an attacker fails with one person, they often go to another person. The key is to report the attack to other departments. Workers should know to act like they are going along with what the hacker wants and take copious notes so the company will know what the hacker is trying to find.
We will fail God, we will fail our family, and our family might fail us at times, but God never fails us.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Henry David Thoreau
As international support for Obama's decision to attack Syria has collapsed, along with the credibility of government claims, the administration has fallen back on a standard pretext for war crimes when all else fails: the credibility of the threats of the self-designated policeman of the world.
I think one of the lessons of the Depression - and this is something that Franklin Roosevelt demonstrated - was that when orthodoxy fails, then you need to try new things. And he was very willing to try unorthodox approaches when the orthodox approach had shown that it was not adequate.
The earth is bountiful, and where her bounty fails, nitrogen drawn from the air will refertilize her womb. I developed a process for this purpose in 1900. It was perfected fourteen years later under the stress of war by German chemists.
In the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and for 'finding himself.' If he persists in shifting his responsibility to somebody else, he fails to find out the meaning of his own existence.
The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.
You shouldn't be afraid of failure - when something fails, you think, 'What did I learn from that experience? I can do better next time.' Then kill that project and move on to the next. Don't get disappointed.
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Honore de Balzac
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