“Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.”
~Joe Clark~



“If one asks for success and prepares for failure,
he will get the situation he has prepared for.”
~Florence Scovel Shinn~



“The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better
than those who try to do nothing and succeed.”
~Lloyd Jones~


“If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.”
~Thomas Watson, Sr.~


“Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.”
~George Canning~ Failure quotes


“If you stop struggling, then you stop life.”
~Huey Newton~ Defeat quotes



“Everything that happens, happens as it should and
if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so.”
~Marcus Aurelius~



“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”
~John Powell~


“In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to
see the flowers that blossom at their feet.”
~Albert Schweitzer~



“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we
have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to
elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.”
~Anais Nin~



“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of
preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
~Colin Powell~


“Nothing is permanent in this world; not even our troubles.”
~Charlie Chaplin~



“What is defeat?
Nothing but education;
nothing but the first step to something better.”
~Wendell Phillips~



“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve;
The fear of failure.”
~Paulo Coelho, Brazilian writer~



“A man’s life is interesting primarily when he has failed;
for it is a sign that he tried to surpass himself.”
~Georges Clemenceau~



“Success is never ending, failure is never final.”
~Dr. Robert Schuller~



“Failure isn’t failing at the project at hand.
Failure is giving up on yourself.”
~Donna deVerona~



“Most great people have attained their greatest success
just one step beyond their greatest failure.”
~Napoleon Hill~



“No man is ever whipped until he quits… in his own mind.”
~Napoleon Hill~



“One of the secrets of life is to
make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.”
~Jack Penn~


“Act as if it were impossible to fail.”
~Dorothea Brande~



“The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.”
~Chinese Proverb~


“Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things.”
~Louis Boone~



“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”
~Edwin Louis Cole~



“Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition,
there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.”
~George Soros~



“Success and failure are equally disastrous.”
~Tennessee Williams~



“How you think when you lose
determines how long it will be until you win.”
~Gilbert Keith Chesterton~



“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them.
You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.”
~Norman Vincent Peale~



“Most of the important things in the world have
been accomplished by people who have kept on
trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
~Dale Carnegie~



“Use the losses and failures of the past
as a reason for action, not inaction.”
~Charles J. Givens~



“It’s not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that
should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.”



“Do not fear mistakes, there are none.”
~Miles Davis~



“I am not discouraged, because every
wrong attempt discarded is a step forward.”
~Thomas A. Edison~

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