Failure Quotes, Sayings about failing
The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.
- Sven Goran Eriksson
Remember, no man is a failure who has friends.
There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.
The only real failure in life is the failure to try.
Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.
Failure is the tuition you pay for success.
A failure is a man who has blundered but is not capable of cashing in on the experience.
Success builds character, failure reveals it.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
If there exists no possibility of failure, then victory is meaningless.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
Disappointments are like road bumps, they slow us down a bit, but we will enjoy the smooth roads afterwards.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
- James Russell Lowell
“I didn’t fail because I lost, I failed because I gave up.”
Failure is success if we learn from it.
- Malcolm S. Forbes
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
- Charlie Chaplin
There are two kinds of failures those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure which is Try to please everybody.
- Herbert B. Swope
I don’t believe in failure. It’s not failure if you enjoyed the process.
- Oprah Winfrey
Failures and problems are not the things to be scared of, they can lead to breakthroughs and great discoveries.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.
- Oprah Winfrey
A minute’s success pays the failure of years.
- Robert Browning
Remember that failure is an event, not a person.
- Zig Ziglar
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
- Elbert Hubbard
You can’t have any successes unless you can accept failure.
- George Cukor
Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding.
- Burt Rutan
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
- Colin R. Davis
Destiny: A tyrant’s authority for crime and a fool’s excuse for failure.
- Ambrose Bierce
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
- Zig Ziglar
It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.
- Havelock Ellis
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry
Failure doesn’t kill you… it increases your desire to make something happen.
- Kevin Costner
There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.
- Max Beerbohm
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
- Henry Ford
The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes.
- Madame de Stael
A man may fall many times, but he won’t be a failure until he says that someone pushed him.
- Elmer G. Letterman
Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.
- Soichiro Honda