81 Failure Quotes
Let these failure quotes remind
you that there are benefits in failure and let them remind you what a
true failure is and is not. You may feel defeated, you may experience loss, you may be discouraged,
but does that mean you have failed.
"There's no reason to fear (temporary) failure. What others may call a
failure is only a temporary set back
if you really believe in your dreams."
Kory Livingstone, Quiet Determination
"If you didn't succeed, it's just as important to keep in mind
that there has never been a success story without failure and lessons
along the way."
Eric Christian, Introvert
If I fail, I try again, and again, and again. If YOU fail, are you going to try again? The human spirit can handle much worse than we realize. It matters HOW you are going to FINISH. Are you going to finish strong?
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It is no fun to fail, but you must pick yourself you and get back in the race.
The only way you can grow is to challenge yourself beyond your present
Failure is an inescapable part of life and a critically important part of any successful life.
Tal Ben-Shahar, Being Happy
Success is the only option! Failure is not an option!
This is not the time to quit!
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great
attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Failure is success in progress.
I donít understand a way to work other than bold-facedly running towards failure.
"The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person
doesn't like to do."
When it comes right down to it, I know of only one factor that separates
those who consistently shine from those who don't: The difference
between average people and achieving people
is their perception of and response to failure.
John Maxwell , Failing Forward
Quotes to Live By
There is no doubt in my mind that there are many ways to be a winner, but there is really only one way to be a loser and that is to fail and not look beyond the failure.
Kyle Rote Jr., Soccer player
One fails forward toward success.
"Not getting my desired outcome is not a failure but a sign that
more learning and practice are required here, and an opportunity
to acknowledge myself that I tried."
Yael Philosof, Inspirational Book
So start to change your mind, that a failure can be kind,
If we allow ourselves to learn from it.
Julie Hebert, Life's Failures
"Failures are made only by those who fail to dare,
not by those who dare to fail."
Lester B. Pearson
Quotes about Taking Risks
It is failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.
Luke: I don'tÖ I don't believe it!
Yoda: That is why you fail.
"You were not made for failure, you were made for victory.
Go forward with a joyful confidence."
"The way a man plays a game shows some of his character.
The way he loses shows all of it."
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"The most important element in the failure equation is your
personal commitment to keep trying."
When we Christians behave badly, or fail to behave well, we are
making Christianity unbelievable to the outside world.
C. S. Lewis
Christian Quotes about Life
It's better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Inspirational Quotes for Kids
"Some people use failure as an excuse to give up,
to become bitter, or cynical.
Other people look at failure as an opportunity to
revisit past decisions and to devise new strategies."
"Successful people see alternatives and are willing to try different ways.
People who only see failure are unable to see another way and give up
"Failure is ceasing to try!"
Edgar A Guest
Our greatest glory is not in never failing. . .but in raising every time we fall.
I want you to learn how to confidently look the prospect of failure
in the eye and move forward anyway. Because in life, the question
is not if you will have problems, but how you are going to deal with
"For 99.9% of us, we don't listen anywhere near enough. And not listening
is the leading cause of failure in today's economy."
Peter Shankman, Customer Service
". . .the three things that stop people more than anything else does
from achieving their goals: criticizing, complaining, and blaming.
These are the three horsemen of failure."
"Sometimes, we're afraid we'll fail. At other times, we're subconsciously
afraid we'll succeed because we are fearful of
the consequences of our achievements."
Romuald Andrade, Procrastination
A man may take to drink because he feels himself to he a failure,
and then fail all the more completely because he drinks.
Famous Quotes about Life
I will not let past failures haunt me. Even though my life is scarred with
mistakes, I refuse to rummage through my trash heap of failures.
I will admit them. I will correct them. I will press on.
"Failure is hard. But turn those failures into learning experiences, so that
you'll look back and be happy that you failed, because you gained more
knowledge from that experience.
Sometimes, it's simply an indication to change your strategy instead of
giving up completely."
Albert Rogers, Excuses
"Fear of success, fear of failure, lack of confidence -
in my experience, these are the most powerful drivers of procrastination."
Mike Buffington, Hacking Laziness
"Poor control of your emotions can lead to making stupid mistakes or failures in your
Stephen Hall, Emotional Mastery
In some schools they have abolished failing grades and they'll give you
as MANY TIMES as you want to get the right answer.
This doesn't bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life.
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve:
the fear of failure.
"Get rid of negative thoughts about your failures and mistakes.
What you need to work on at this very moment is to concentrate
and give your full attention on what is happening right now."
John Rogers, Motivation Secrets Book
"Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple,
really. Double your rate of failure. You're thinking of failure as the enemy
But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure-or you can learn from it.
So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because, remember
that's where you'll find success.
On the far side."
Thomas John Watson, Sr.
"Failure is a part of life. From time to time you will fail at something.
That does not mean that you should give up and never be happy."
Clement Getate, Your Cross to Happiness
"The truth is that our mind needs failure! No great inventions would have
come into existence without failure."
Thibaut Meurisse, Success
"Failure is an inescapable part of life and a critically important part
of any successful life."
Tal Ben-Shahar, Being Happy
Short Inspirational Quotes
While I encourage my friends in their goals and point out their
strengths even when they fail, it's a lot harder to show myself
the same level of understanding.
Janet Springer, Unbreakable Willpower
Motivational Quotes About Life
... resilient people are able to derive meaning from failure, and they use
this knowledge to climb higher than they otherwise would.
Karen Reivich, The Resilience Factor
"Failure to focus dilutes results. Paying full attention boosts your brain power,
strengthens your synaptic connections, and creates the neural pathways
that eventually turn your actions into your actuality."
Honoree Corder, Vision to Reality
"You want to be completing your goal everyday, this is going to change
the way you see yourself. No longer as a failure, but as someone
who completes the things they set out to do."
Alex Altman, Skyrocket Your Self-Esteem
"Wanting to always be perfect and procrastinating on tasks you see
as challenging for fear of failure to achieve perfect results is a recipe
for physical and emotional problems."
Brian Karr, A Self-Help Cure For Procrastination
"I love to read stories about success, and the failures that lead up to
Maxwell Stone, Are you still a Rat?
"Some people are brave enough to venture out into the great unknown
despite the possibility that they may fail and they might not find
something that they are looking for."
Jamie Becker, Start Living
"He (Winston Churchill) faced severe difficulties right at the outset
of his military career, however; he failed the RMC entrance examination
twice, and only got through on the third attempt."
Jack Morris, Winston Churchill: The Life, Lessons & Rules For Success
Winston Churchill Quotes
"Failure does not occur until I quit trying."
Creed McGregor, Daily Affirmations for Success and Happiness
Never Quit Quotes
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Sir Winston Churchill
"You are not afraid of failing. You know that as long as you are doing
what you are supposed to do, you cannot call yourself a failure.
Failure is an event; not a person."
Rahul Badami, Affirmations
"Failure to serve is like juggling more and more items in the air."
Paul Keller, Peace
"When you think of yourself as a failure, you will become a failure."
Ryanne Knight, Success
Believe In Yourself
"Because a fellow has failed once or twice, or a dozen times,
you don't want to set him down as a failure till he's dead or
loses his courage - and that's the same thing."
George Horace Lorimer
"Everybody is in love with success. Everybody is fighting for the attention
of success while failure has no friend. Yet many people are not succeeding;
seems to have many companions even when they don't want to be with it."
Dozie Uzochukwu, Exploring The Power of Untapped Blessing
"Man was never designed to live in failure or lack. Failure and lack
go against every inherent instinct in man. No matter how hard life is,
there is a constant struggle in man to somehow make it better."
James B. Richards, Wired for Success, Programmed for Failure
"It's difficult to examine times you have failed; but it's even more
difficult to think about it and consider how you could have avoided
failure if you were more resourceful."
Kylie Dunn, Living with Intent
"I was so bogged down by anxiety and stress that I didn't realize the
value that failure provides."
Troy Johnston The Purposeful Mind
"Having faith in yourself and God is nothing less than essential
when it comes to combatting failure and unhappiness."
Naomi Hill, How to Have a Good Day
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
"Failure. The very word strikes fear in many of us. The idea that we might
attempt to achieve something that we want at a deep level - to put our
deepest desires on the line - and fall short, is downright scary."
Vic Johnson, Failure Is Never Final
There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is, not to be true to the best one knows.
"You can learn a lot from failure, but that requires you to continue
moving forward despite having failed."
Darcy Oordt, Finding Success After Failure
Moving Forward Quotes
"If you accept failure as an opportunity to learn, it will change
your whole perspective."
"Change is gradual, trying to change too many things at once is
what leads to frustration and failure - instead, pick any one particular
trait or characteristic that you would like to change and start working
specifically on that."
Michael Andrews, Mindset
"If the majority of investors are basing their investment decisions
on how they feel, they are setting themselves up for failure.
Sometimes emotions play tricks on us. Our feelings change like
the wind changes direction."
Scott Carty; Paul Durso, Retire with Confidence
"You, and only you, can choose the path that you take in life.
Is this going to be a path of failure or success? That depends on
the steps that you take and your willingness to make changes to
the way that you live and think."
Brad Ryan, Self-Discipline: Self-Discipline of a Spartan
"There is no doubt in my mind that there are many ways to be a winner,
but there is really only one way to be a loser and that is to fail
and not look beyond the failure."
Destiny Madu, Failure: Springboard To Success
"Before we are able to take specific actions it is imperative to know
exactly where we are going. Vague goals have a much higher rate of failure."
James O'Donnell, How to Become Patient
Twenty-six publishers failed to recognize the best-selling potential of Richard Bachís Jonathan Livingston Seagull. The book, less than 10,000 words long, had as its hero a seagull that enjoyed flying.
Darcy Oordt, Finding Success After Failure
Richard Bach Quotes
Failures do what is tension relieving while winners do what is goal achieving.
"And when you succeed or fail at something, ask yourself what it was about the
strategies you employed, or the level of effort, that was behind it."
Martin Kaye, Self Esteem Mastery
As long as we live, we will always be vulnerable to making mistakes;
even people who you look up to also make
mistakes. But what differentiates people that make it on top to those
who are stuck at the bottom is how
they bounce back up even after these failures."
Jennifer N. Smith, Self-Love
Words of Encouragement
"My grandmother never had a word for 'failure' in her vocabulary.
She called it 'life lessons'."
Quotes on Life Lessons
"Public speaking is often cited by people as their greatest fear,
and at the root of this problem lies the fear of being a public failure."
Frank Fields, Public Speaking Without Fear
Failure should be driving you to greater determination. Often we try things, notice we donít succeed, and then give up, but failing at some things doesnít make us a failure.
Many successful people failed many times before they achieved success.
V. Noot, Don't Ever Give Up
"An anxious person often feels the need to not just succeed,
but have an outstanding success. Similarly, any flaw or mishap
is interpreted a severe failure."
Scott Colter, Psychology: Positive
"Failures are not a bad thing. As a matter of fact, they are just an evidence
that human race are created not to be perfect."
Kellie Sullivan, 5O Best Habits To Create A Successful Life