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What is indisputable is the fact that unbelief is the force that gives birth to all of our bad behavior and every moral failure. It is the root.
It's probably foolish to expect relationships to go on forever and to say that because something only lasts 10 years, it's a failure.
People are afraid of failure - they don't like to work so hard and have people keep saying, 'No.' I think that's what people fear most.
I've had my share of struggle. I believe, never take success to your head or failure to your heart.
The only TV I would be interested in exploring would be live television. There's no substitute for a team of artists performing at their peak live when failure is possible. It's a high-wire act. That excites me.
Francis Ford Coppola
The very nature of finance is that it cannot be profitable unless it is significantly leveraged... and as long as there is debt, there can be failure and contagion.
We dissect failure a lot more than we dissect success.
Remember what Susan B. Anthony said? 'Failure is impossible.' Failure is possible if women don't vote.
Madeleine M. Kunin
I can plunk out enough chords to write a song, but I'm completely afraid to play guitar in front of other people. It's a fear of failure, I guess.
I feel, in the end, as if everything I've done has been a failure.
Like Lyndon Johnson, President Obama understands that timidity in a time of troubles is a prescription for failure.
I would have thought that I would have become one of those parents - just because it's my nature to be such a perfectionist - that anything falling short, I would have seen as a failure. But something has happened to me over the past few years - it's not Zen, believe me, I'm not at all Zen - but I'm so appreciative of even the chaos.
First developed as a weapon by the U.S. Army, VX is an oily, odorless and tasteless liquid that kills on contact with the skin or when inhaled in aerosol form. Like other nerve agents, it is treatable in the first minutes after exposure but otherwise leads swiftly to fatal convulsions and respiratory failure.
I was never afraid of failure after that because, I think, coming that close to death you get kissed. With the years, the actual experience of course fades, but the flavor of it doesn't. I just had a real sense of what choice do I have but to live fully?
People never confess to failure. They should.
What I try to get physically healthy people to understand is that they're going to die someday. There is no way out. And dying isn't failure, but not living is, so make use of your time. Don't keeping waiting.
Some parents believe that competition helps prepare children to succeed. Others fear that their children will not be able to handle failure.
I didn't allow failure to break my heart. So I wouldn't allow success to bloat my head.
What America does best is produce the ability to accept failure.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
There is no middle ground in Hollywood; you're a failure or you're a success. That mentality is wild.
I didn't fear failure. I expected failure.
Vietnam was a palpable failure. And of course, in retrospect, it was even more clearly a disaster and a failure than maybe people understood at the time.
Movies are not novels, and that's why, when filmmakers try to adapt novels, particularly long or complex novels, the result is almost always failure. It can't be done.
My feeling, based on my own experience, is that aiming for grandiosity is the fastest route to failure.
I looked long and carefully at the picture of a stag painted by Landseer - the style was good, and the brush was handled with fine effect; but he fails in copying Nature, without which the best work will be a failure.
John James Audubon
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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