I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.
― Herbert Bayard Swope
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
― Paulo Coelho
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
― Lance Armstrong Sally Jenkins
If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success?
― Jerry Seinfeld
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
― Truman Capote
Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
― Salvador Dali
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
― Winston S. Churchill
Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
― Coco Chanel
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
― Maya Angelou
My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.
― Jack Kerouac
Even when you have doubts, take that step. Take chances. Mistakes are never a failure—they can be turned into wisdom.
― Cat Cora
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
― Theodore Roosevelt
All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.
― John Steinbeck
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
― Dale Carnegie
All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
― Samuel Beckett
A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions–as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.
― Friedrich Nietzsche
Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.
― Coco Chanel
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
― Thomas A. Edison
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
― Robert F. Kennedy
Life is full of screwups. You’re supposed to fail sometimes. It’s a required part of the human existance.
― Sarah Dessen