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Failed In Love Quotes


"Last time I failed is when I fell in love with distractions." - Lil B

"Free love? as if love is anything but free. Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love." - Emma Goldman

"Sometimes love worked out, but more often it failed" - M.J. Rose

"You'll have to fall in love at least once in your life, or Paris has failed to rub off on you." - E. A. Bucchianeri

"Ten men have failed from defect in morals, where one has failed from defect in intellect." - Horace Mann

"Beloved, God has never failed to act but in goodness and love. When all means fail-his love prevails. Hold fast to your faith. Stand fast in his Word. There is no other hope in this world." - David Wilkerson

"So far as love or affection is concerned, psychologists have failed in their mission. The little we know about love does not transcend simple observation, and the little we write about it has been written better by poets and novelists." - Harry Harlow

"Hey, I don't have all the answers. In life, to be honest, I've failed as much as I've succeeded. But I love my wife. I love my life. And I wish you, my kind of successes." - Cameron Crowe

"No wonder this circuit failed. It says 'Made in Japan'." - Doc Brown

"Critics are those who have failed in literature and art." - Benjamin Disraeli

"She blinded me with science and failed me in geometry." - Thomas Dolby

"I failed at the biggest things there are in life. I failed in my health, I failed in my marriage, I failed in everything, and I've picked myself up and gone on." - Sharon Stone

"I have an enormous sense of having failed in life." - Jonathan Kozol

"If you're not polarizing, you failed, in my opinion." - Miranda Lambert

"War is always a failure. It means we've failed in diplomacy and we've failed in talking to one another." - Martin Firrell

"Let us face it, the U.N. has failed. It has failed in its mission to promote world peace." - Ginny Brown-Waite

"Let us face it, the U.N. has failed. It has failed in its mission to promote world peace." - Ginny B. Waite

"The Kyoto treaty has failed, and it's failed even in Europe, which has had cap and tax since 2005." - Jim Sensenbrenner

"Let us face it, the U.N. has failed. It has failed in its mission to promote world peace." - Ginny Brownwaite

"Tibby's wish would be to hold on to the idea of love even in the face of darkest doubt. Because that was the way in which she failed. Not once, but again and again." - Ann Brashares

"He has been trying to sing Love into existence again And he has failed" - Margaret Atwood

"When it came to using elements of your personal life in your work, my mother was the master, or the mistress. There were three or four songs she wrote about my father - songs about failed love." - Rufus Wainwright

"It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature." - Lord Melbourne

"This [Barack Obama] administration has failed America's inner cities. Remember, it has failed America's inner cities. It's failed them on education. It's failed them on jobs. It's failed them on crime. It's failed them in every way and on every single level. When I am president, I will work to ensure that all of our kids are treated equally and protected equally." - Donald Trump

"My love for the child asleep in the crib, the child's need for me, for my vigilance, had made my life valuable in a way that even the most abundantly offered love, my parents', my brother's, even Tom's, had failed to do. Love was required of me now-to be given, not merely to be sought and returned." - Alice McDermott

"Marriage has failed because you could not rise to the standard that you were expecting of marriage, of the concept of marriage. You were brutal, you were, you were full of jealousies, you were full of lust; you had never known really what love is. In the name of love, you tried everything which is just the opposite of love: possessiveness, domination, power." - Rajneesh

"My aim is to understand love. I know how alive I felt when I was in love, and I know that everything I have now, however interesting it might seem, doesn't really excited me. But love is a terrible thing: I've seen my girlfriends suffer and I don't want the same thing to happen to me. ... Although my aim is to understand love, and although I suffer to think of people to whom I gave my heart, I see that those who touched my heart failed to arouse my body, and that those who aroused my body failed to touch my heart." - Paulo Coelho

"In our public life, California is on the verge of being a failed state, and no state has failed in the history of this country." - Kevin Starr

"To the loved ones of the victims of 9/11, to them who are here in this room, to those who are watching on television, your government failed you, those entrusted with protecting you failed you, and I failed you." - Richard Clarke

"Christianity has not failed. It is simply that nations have failed to try it. There would be no war in a God-directed world." - Richard E Byrd

"The world hath failed to impart the joy our youth forebodes; failed to fill up the void which in our breasts we bear." - Matthew Arnold

"Others have promised and failed. But God has promised and succeeded. He loves you with an unfailing love." - Max Lucado

"[The opposition Press] which is in the hands of malecontents who have failed in their career." - Otto Von Bismarck

"Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in." - Gustave Flaubert

"I feel in my own life I've made many mistakes. I've failed in many directions." - Sheldon Harnick

"Man has bought brains, but all the millions in the world have failed to buy love. Man has subdued bodies, but all the power on earth has been unable to subdue love. Man has conquered whole nations, but all his armies could not conquer love. Man has chained and fettered the spirit, but he has been utterly helpless before love. Thus love has the magic power to make of a beggar a king." - Emma Goldman

"I love Vice President Biden, let's make this clear. But we do need somebody that is going to reconnect with the heart and soul of everyday Americans in this country. The Democrats failed on that. And we can place blame on everybody else that we want to. But the bottom line is you can both love this party and critique this party." - Nina Turner

"All attempts to adapt our ethical code to our situation in the technological age have failed." - Max Born

"Good people in the West have often failed to distinguish between Islam and Islamism ..." - Phyllis Chesler

"She saw something awful in the very simplicity she failed to understand." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"God's unspotted faithfulness never failed any soul that durst trust himself in its arms." - John Flavel

"If he did not succeed, he at least failed in a glorious undertaking." - Ovid

"Justice, though moving with tardy pace, has seldom failed to overtake the wicked in their flight." - Horace

"I must have been a failed football coach in a previous incarnation." - David Blunkett

"I failed angst in high school. They let me graduate anyway." - John Scalzi

"We carry in our worlds that flourish, our worlds that have failed." - Christopher Okigbo

"Lasting harmony with a woman (was) an undertaking in which I twice failed rather disgracefully." - Albert Einstein

"Every Warrior of the Light has failed in his spiritual duties." - Paulo Coelho

"The war on drugs has failed in West Africa and around the world" - Kofi Annan

"In the midst of our failed attempts at loving Jesus, His grace covers us." - Francis Chan

"I won't feel that I failed. I'll be a little disappointed in the NFL..." - Chris Kluwe

"To have reached thirty, said Reginald, is to have failed in life." - Saki

"You know who the critics are? The men who have failed in literature and art." - Benjamin Disraeli

"In a word, they failed to take into account man's almost infinite appetite for distractions." - Aldous Huxley

"This president failed so miserably in diplomacy that we are now forced to war." - Tom Daschle

"Almost every other Western in the last ten years has failed, since Dances with Wolves." - Lawrence Kasdan

"In their greatest hour of need, the world failed the people of Rwanda." - Kofi Annan

"I failed public speaking in grade school, 'cause I was so nervous and scared." - Gary Clark Jr

"I've never been fired in my life. From anything. I've never failed at anything I've tried." - Tom Freston

"If I succeed in business but fail as a father, then I've failed." - Mark Wahlberg

"We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing." - Robert E Lee

"Most of Google's home technologies have failed to catch on in a major way." - Barry Ritholtz

"Where health care has failed is in designing a cost containment mechanism that works." - Peter Shumlin

"The voluntary approach to corporate social responsibility has failed in many cases." - David Suzuki

"Reason has never failed men. Only force and repression have made the wrecks in the world." - William Allen White

"Terrorists have failed in what is arguably al Qaida's most important objective - to trigger revolutions." - Gijs De Vries

"America's 'social contract' is equal opportunity... yet we have failed in achieving that seminal goal." - George Kaiser

"I never failed in mathematics. Before I was fifteen I had mastered differential and integral calculus." - Albert Einstein

"This (multicultural) approach has failed, utterly failed," - Angela Merkel

"I failed chemistry. I almost failed algebra." - Taye Diggs

"People should not judge failed love affairs as failed experiences, but as part of the growth process. Something does not have to end well for it to have been one of the most valuable experiences of a lifetime." - Ethel Person

"If someone has failed, that is not a deficiency for me. I think that he has more motivation. I've seen many examples where someone was successful first and failed later and failed first and then succeeded. If they failed in an honest way, I don't see it as a deficiency." - Yossi Vardi

"Love is the weapon which Omnipotence reserved to conquer rebel man when all the rest had failed. Reason he parries; fear he answers blow for blow; future interest he meets with present pleasure; but love, that sun against whose melting beams the winter cannot stand-that soft subliming slumber which wrestles down the giant, there is not one human being in a million, nor a thousand men in all earth's huge quintillion, whose clay heart is hardened against love." - Martin Farquhar Tupper

"Even as she'd come to know the real Ralston-the Ralston who was not cut from heroic cloth-Callie had failed to see the truth. And, instead of seeing her own heartbreak coming, she had fallen in love, not with her fantasy, but with this new, flawed Ralston." - Sarah Maclean

"In 1960 Americans chose John F. Kennedy because they were ready for change. They were ready for new and better ideas. After six years of scandals and failed policies under the Reagan Administration, Americans are again ready for change and stronger leadership. I love my country. That is why I am seeking the Democratic nomination for president." - Mario Cuomo

"In the end what matters is not how good we are but how good God is. Not how much we love Him but how much He loves us. And God loves us whoever we are, whatever we"ve done or failed to do, whatever we believe or ca'." - Desmond Tutu

"Even as she"d come to know the real Ralston-the Ralston who was not cut from heroic cloth-Callie had failed to see the truth. And, instead of seeing her own heartbreak coming, she had fallen in love, not with her fantasy, but with this new, flawed Ralston." - Sarah Maclean

"The visual is sorely undervalued in modern scholarship. Art history has attained only a fraction of the conceptual sophistication of literary criticism. Drunk with self-love, criticism has hugely overestimated the centrality of language to western culture. It has failed to see the electrifying sign language of images." - Camille Paglia

"Be not disgusted, nor discouraged, nor dissatisfied, if thou dost not succeed in doing everything according to right principles; but when thou bast failed, return back again, and be content if the greater part of what thou doest is consistent with man's nature, and love this to which thou returnest" - Marcus Aurelius

"I cared more about your happiness than your knowing the truth, more for your peace of mind than my plan, more for your life than the lives that might be lost if the plan failed. In other words I acted exactly as Voldemort expects we fools who love to act." - J K Rowling

"I have lived this life, and no matter what others may decide about it, I must claim each decision as mine. I have caused harm, failed in the expectations and obligations of love. I have loved well. What I do each day is carried within me until I die." - Meredith Hall

"Never having been in love, this is going to be a real trick. I think of my parents. The way my father never failed to bring her gifts from the woods. The way my mother's face would light up at the sound of his boots at the door. The way she almost stopped living when he died." - Suzanne Collins

"There's an old maxim which is really true for every parent and that is, 'You haven't failed until you quit trying.' I think that means both in terms of taking appropriate opportunities to teach one's children the right way, but at all times making sure they know that over all things you'll love them." - Lance B. Wickman

"One can discern a few very general myths that facilitate the birth of further myths: that everything is possible; that whatever we have failed to explain in normal and earthly terms must have paranormal or supernatural explanations; and that science, being rational, cannot explain the irrational, such as taste and love." - Mario Bunge

"There's no greater feeling in the world than doing something you truly love. Knowing how much you've sacrificed, how many times you might have failed, but sticking to it, and the moment when everything comes together is what makes me feel alive." - T. Mills

"In the end what matters is not how good we are but how good God is. Not how much we love Him but how much He loves us. And God loves us whoever we are, whatever we've done or failed to do, whatever we believe or can't." - Desmond Tutu

"There is a scene in Richard Attenborough's biopic where Gandhi argues with his wife because she refuses to clean their latrine. She says it is the work of untouchables; he tells her there is no such thing. Gandhi's tactics of encouraging brotherly love across caste boundaries and urging Indians to clean their own latrines had failed miserably." - Rose George

"You are not called to believe in your love to God, but in God's love to you! Do not argue, 'I cannot love God! I have striven to my uttermost to do so, but have failed in all my endeavors, until in despair I have abandoned the thought and relinquished the attempt.' Be it so- no effort of your own can strike a spark of love to God from your heart. Nor does God demand the task at your hands. All that He requires of you is faith in His love, as embodied and expressed in Jesus Christ to poor sinners." - Octavius Winslow

"Loneliness is failed solitude." - Sherry Turkle

"Photographers are failed painters." - Paul Theroux

"Environmentalism has failed." - David Suzuki

"Truth is not to be found either in traditional capitalism or in Marxism. Each represents a partial truth. Historically, capitalism failed to discern the truth in collective enterprise and Marxism failed to see the truth in individual enterprise." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I believe in the power of music. I believe in it absolutely. It's never failed me. Never." - Michelle Shocked

"Moderation is essential in all things, madam, but never in my life have I failed to beat a teetotaller." - Harry Vardon

"We havent done action movies in Germany. We had some attempts in the 90s, but they failed." - Til Schweiger

"We haven't done action movies in Germany. We had some attempts in the '90s, but they failed." - Til Schweiger

"All legislative experiments in the way of making forcible distribution of the wealth produced in any country have failed." - Leland Stanford

"I daily examine myself on three points: In planning for others, have I failed in conscientiousness? In intercourse with friends, have I been insincere? And have I failed to practice what I have been taught?" - Confucius

"God's love for me is perfect because it's based on Him not on me. So even when I failed He kept loving me." - Joyce Meyer

"He hath never failed thee yet. Never will His love forget. O fret not thyself nor let Thy heart be troubled, Neither let it be afraid." - Amy Carmichael

"I love marriage. I failed at marriage, but I'd rather go into anything with gusto and fail than go into it half-assed." - Kirstie Alley

"Love has never failed. It has won every battle. And today and forever more it will go on undefeated. I'm also a very loving person." - R Kelly

"My imagination, my ability to understand the way love and people grow over time, how passion can surprise and renew, utterly failed me." - Elizabeth Wurtzel

"When I'm creating, that's my heaven. If I haven't designed something every day, it is a failed day - that's how much I love fashion." - Peter Nygard

"Darwinism has failed in practice. The whole aim and purpose of Darwinism is to show how modern forms descended from ancient forms, that is, to construct reliable phylogenies [evolutionary family trees]. In this it has utterly failed." - Norman Macbeth

"Today's public education system is a failed monopoly: bureaucratic, rigid and in unsteady control of dissatisfied captive markets." - David T. Kearns

"Jesus comes for sinners, for those outcast...and those caught up in squalid choices and failed dreams." - Brennan Manning

"That we have collectively failed to halt and repudiate the war in Iraq makes us even worse than the Germans." - Scott Ritter

"We must thank to all the failed people in the history as they showed us the true way to success!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"God...created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution." - Graham Greene

"I tried to start a theatre in LA and failed miserably, but I was probably not meant to raise money" - Beth Henley

"...but with my clamoring ego solidly in place, I considered the title, 'Memories of a Failed Nobody'." - Huston Smith

"Nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks. Fall forward. Every failed experiment is one step closer to success." - Denzel Washington

"You haven't seen untidiness until you've seen a room where gravity has failed twice in different directions." - Michael Marshall Smith

"If you fail to gain absolute self-control, you have failed in the greatest victory of life." - Antoine R. Ivins

"I have not failed 10,000 times. I have succeeded in proving that those 10,000 ways will not work," - Thomas A Edison

"How often I failed in my duty to God, because I was not leaning on the strong pillar of prayer." - Teresa of Avila

"The severest critics are always those who have either never attempted, or who have failed in original composition." - William Hazlitt

"Growth has failed on its own terms. You can't have infinite growth in a world of finite resources." - Andrew Simms

"I was created to fulfill a function and I failed in it. I negated my own existence." - Douglas Adams

"If [the shooting of Gabby Giffords in] Tucson tells us anything at all, it tells us this: Government has failed." - Wayne LaPierre

"The whole celebrity thing didn't work for Hillary Clinton. She tried that in her campaign and it failed." - Kellyanne Conway

"I have failed so much, but I have learned so much more in life from my failures than my successes." - Bethenny Frankel

"We tend to look at countries in terms of failed states and functioning states, which is rather simplistic." - Kofi Annan

"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan

"Too often the revolutionary is the man who must create order in the chaos left by failed conservatives." - Bernard Crick

"Samuelson spotted a mistake in Bacheliers work. Bachelier's model had failed to consider that stock prices cannot fall below zero." - William Poundstone

"I think if the average person that uses AOL can't physically see the changes in the company, we've failed." - Tim Armstrong

"The failed stimulus, along with Obamacare's long list of failures, show what happens when Congress passes laws in a rush." - John Barrasso

"I have failed a lot in my philanthropy, where I will make philanthropic contributions and they just won't be effective." - Marc Benioff

"I tried to start a theatre in LA and failed miserably, but I was probably not meant to raise money." - Beth Henley

"I never had much interest in being a child. As a way of being it seemed flat, failed to engage." - Joan Didion

"God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution." - Graham Greene

"In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength." - Robert E Lee

"The reality is that we have missed a lot of opportunities in Iraq because of a failed policy." - Marty Meehan

"I'd rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one." - Kevin O'Leary

"And most of my early pictures failed but about one in a 100 somehow looked better than what I saw." - Galen Rowell

"I was a runner, a failed quarterback, third-string quarterback, but in track I was a 2-miler." - Bob Seger

"Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism." - David Suzuki

"Mission accomplished? The mission in Iraq, as laid out by President Bush and Vice President Cheney, has failed." - Robert Byrd

"I'd rather invest in an entrepreneur who has failed before than one who assumes success from day one." - Kevin Oleary

"How do you get up in the morning? Another wasted life it's so boring The system never failed you You failed yourself and all of your friends Now your heart is failing too A total system failure they pronounce you" - Juliana Hatfield

"How do you get up in the morning? Another wasted life it's so boring The system never failed you You failed yourself and all of your friends Now your heart is failing too A total system failure they pronounce you" - Juliana Hatfield

"Our government has failed us. From the billion-dollar bailouts to the 'stimulus' package that failed to stimulate to the government takeover of health care, you cried 'Stop!'... but the Democratic Majority in Washington has refused to listen." - Kevin Mccarthy

"The reason socialism has failed around the world every time it's been tried is because people in socialist countries have looked at the United States and have said if they can have it that good, we can. It's a failed, flawed ideology, but if you ask socialists why it's always failed, it's because the United States has stood in the way." - Brad Thor

"I failed eating, failed drinking, failed not cutting myself into shreds. Failed friendship. Failed sisterhood and daughterhood. Failed mirrors and scales and phone calls. Good thing I'm stable." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"To me, there's a huge difference between criticism and reviewing. I really love reading good criticism of television and film. To me, a critic is someone who analyzes a show, describes it, talks about the people in it, puts it in historical context of other shows like it, compares it and stuff, and then talks about the intent of the show and whether it failed or didn't." - Louis C K

"Always reward your long hours of labor and toil in the very best way, surrounded by your family. Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics, and your own progress will hasten when you constantly strive to present your best side to your children. And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success." - Og Mandino

"Life's very difficult and full of surprises. At all events, I've got as far as that. To be humble and kind, to go straight ahead, to love people rather than pity them, to remember the submerged-well, one can't do all these things at once, worse luck, because they're so contradictory. It's then that proportion comes in-to live by proportion. Don't begin with proportion. Only prigs do that. Let proportion come in as a last resource, when the better things have failed..." - E M Forster

"Clearly it is not reason that has failed. What has failed-as it has always failed-is the attempt to achieve certainty, to reach an absolute, to find the course of human events to a final end. It is not reason that has promised to eliminate risk in human undertakings; it is the emotional needs of men." - Allen Wheelis



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