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Failing Quotes


"The secret to failing isn't failing; the secret to failing is failing forward." - Royce White

"Stop thinking of failing." - Benjamin Carson

"We're failing our children with education, we're failing our environment." - Carol Moseley Braun

"Trying is failing with honor" - James Arthur Ray

"Remember. Or, failing that, invent." - Monique Wittig

"The fearful are the failing." - Sarah Josepha Hale

"I like movies about failing." - Albert Brooks

"It is failing the American people miserably." - Peter Defazio

"If you aren't failing, you aren't trying." - Woody Allen

"Failing is another stepping-stone to greatness." - Oprah Winfrey

"Failing to plan is planning to fail." - Robin S. Sharma

"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail." - John Wooden

"Failing to plan is planning to fail." - Alan Lakein

"I don't like failing at anything." - Liam Mcintyre

"I'm pretty lowbrow. It's a failing." - Domhnall Gleeson

"Keep failing till you fail no more" - Kam Pankhania

"Failing doesn't have to mean not succeeding," - Astro Teller

"Passing out while you try to kill yourself is like failing at failing." - Maddox

"Support charters; insist on change for failing schools." - Newt Gingrich

"PITY, n. A failing sense of exemption, inspired by contrast." - Ambrose Bierce

"Some people spend their lives failing and never notice." - Judith Perelman Rossner

"There's a buzz to failing and not dying." - Stephen Colbert

"Failing isn't bad when you learn what not to do." - Albert Einstein

"If you're not failing, you're not trying anything." - Woody Allen

"Experts step outside their comfort zone and study themselves failing." - Joshua Foer

"There is a shabby nobility in failing all by yourself." - Jay Mcinerney

"If you're not failing, you're not trying hard enough." - Jillian Michaels

"Incuriosity is the oddest and most foolish failing there is." - Stephen Fry

"If you arent focused on success, youre failing." - Ray Torres

"Success is failing nineteen times and soaring the twentieth." - Julie Andrews

"If you're not failing, you're probably not really moving forward." - John C Maxwell

"Business cannot succeed in a world that is failing." - Don Tapscott

"Failing is not real, it's an optional state of mind." - Behdad Sami

"Health is the fastest growing failing business in western civilization." - E. Cheraskin

"Failing is not a problem. Not trying is a problem." - Jay Maisel

"It's not capitalism that's failing the U.S. but socialism." - James Cook

"Youth is a failing only too easily outgrown." - Agatha Christie

"You have to stop yourself from even thinking about failing." - Julie Taymor

"Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth." - Julie Andrews

"Sosias: The love of wine is a good man's failing." - Aristophanes

"The love of wine is a good man's failing." - Aristophanes

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." - Benjamin Franklin

"If listeners aren't carried away to Heaven, I'm failing." - La Monte Young

"Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th." - Julie Andrews

"Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led." - Warren Bennis

"I was kind of scared of failing at acting." - James Franco

"Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools." - Alexander Pope

"We're failing when it comes to controlling spending." - Lindsey Graham

"Our party's committed to tackling failing schools and cutting crime." - Francis Maude

"Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led." - Warren G. Bennis

"We Have Medicalized Aging, and That Experiment Is Failing Us" - Atul Gawande

"If you're afraid of failing you won't get very far" - Steve Jobs

"I don't believe in failing. I have dignity." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"I'm most scared of failing, of disappointing people." - Rita Ora

"The greatest moral failing is to condemn something as a moral failing: no vice is worse than being judgmental." - Julian Baggini

"People want to be loved; failing that admired; failing that feared; failing that hated and despised. They want to evoke some sort of sentiment. The soul shudders before oblivion and seeks connection at any price." - Hjalmar Söderberg

"Everything begins with failing. If you stop to fail, then your failing to stop, to try and try again, and bring success." - Anthony Liccione

"There is a difference between failing and failure. Failing is trying something that you learn doesn't work. Failure is throwing in the towel and giving up." - Jay Samit

"No paper is more corrupt than the failing New York Times. The good news is it is failing, it won't be around too much longer." - Donald Trump

"There's something about being a comedian that means you have to not be scared of failing because failing is part of the process." - David Walliams

"Because in life, the question is not if you will have problems, but how you are going to deal with them. Stop failing backward and start failing forward!" - John C Maxwell

"Snobbery, being an aspiring failing, is sometimes the prophecy of better things." - Charles Dudley Warner

"The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn't like to do." - Thomas A Edison

"In failing to confess, Lord, I would only hide You from myself, not myself from You." - Saint Augustine

"Failing and laughing at your own shortcomings are the hallmarks of a sane parent." - Jim Gaffigan

"Everybody should be entitled to one lie, one failing, one infidelity." - Martin Firrell

"It is the common failing of an ambitious mind to over-rate itself ..." - Lady Caroline Lamb

"Failing to graduate a populace that values reading has long-term consequences for everyone." - Donalyn Miller

"The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression," - Stephen Hawking

"Making an honest mistake is acceptable. Failing to fix it is not." - Ron Kaufman

"We shouldn't blame the Panama programme for the World Cup bid failing" - Graham Taylor

"I was there to see beautiful naked women. So was everybody else. It's a common failing." - Robert A Heinlein

"Don't let your fear of failing triumph over the joy of participating." - Marilyn Monroe

"If you complain that Allah is testing you too much, you're failing the test." - Omar Suleiman

"It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses." - Seneca the Younger

"First, all means to conciliate; failing that, all means to crush." - Cardinal Richelieu

"I was talking and playing pranks and skipping school, failing pretty much every class I took." - Tig Notaro

"I must have some sort of record in failing to get into the charts." - Annni-Frid Lyngstad

"Failing to hold someone accountable is ultimately an act of selfishness." - Patrick Lencioni

"The GSEs are adequately capitalized. They are in no danger of failing." - Ben Bernanke

"Innocence and optimism have one basic failing: they have no fundamental depth." - Charles A. Reich

"Failing is not the worst thing in the world; quitting is" - Edwin Louis Cole

"Avoid failing, not only against purity, but even against the least rules of an exact modesty." - Paul of the Cross

"I don't mind failing, but if I succeed it better be worth succeeding for." - Vinod Khosla

"You gotta be willing to fail...if you're afraid of failing, you won't get very far." - Oprah Winfrey

"One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities." - Abraham Maslow

"Failing to grapple with complexity actually turns out to be a pretty bad life strategy." - John Green

"A really failing society has a lot of rules (or laws)." - Bill Mollison

"It's amazing what you can do when you stop worrying about failing." - Anne Sweeney

"We have no intention of failing. The only question is how great a success we'll have." - Rupert Murdoch

"The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success." - Megan McArdle

"It's amazing what you can do when you stop worrying about failing." - Anne Sweeney

"Failing to remember is the primary reason for most performers' poor practising habits." - Howard Snell

"We shouldn't be afraid to fail- if we are not failing we are not pushing." - Jonathan Ive

"There's nothing quite like the idea of failing spectacularly to excite a film maker" - Mike Figgis

"It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence." - Seneca the Younger

"The only thing worse than starting something and failing... is not starting something." - Seth Godin

"The greatest accomplishment is not in never failing, but in rising again after you fall." - Vince Lombardi

"The glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time you fall." - Anonymous

"You betray your own failing if you cannot bear with the fault of a friend." - Publilius Syrus

"These false pretexts and varnished colours failing, Rare in thy guilt how foul must thou appear." - John Milton

"Great minds erect their never-failing trophies on the firm base of mercy." - Philip Massinger

"You learn by trying and failing. Just a lot of hard work and mistakes." - David O Russell

"nothing can save you except writing. it keeps the walls from failing." - Charles Bukowski

"The cost of assessing risk is now often greater than the cost of failing." - Joichi Ito

"A failing state cannot stop a revolution whose time has come." - Ron Paul

"Go on failing. Go on. Only next time, try to fail better." - Samuel Beckett

"His wings were failing, but he refused to fall without a struggle." - Vladimir Nabokov

"The best time to start was last year. Failing that, today will do." - Chris Guillebeau

"Washing your car and polishing it all up is a never failing sign of rain." - Kin Hubbard

"There's no shame in failing. The only shame is not giving things your best shot." - Robin Williams

"You win by trying. And failing. Test, try, fail, measure, evolve, repeat, persist, ..." - Seth Godin

"Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough." - Elon Musk

"Originality consists in trying to be like everybody else and failing." - Raymond Radiguet

"Failure isn't failing at the project at hand. Failure is giving up on yourself." - Donna de Varona

"In failing circumstances no one can be relied on to keep their integrity." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I'm always afraid of failing. It's great motivation to work harder." - Mark Cuban

"Too many hearts have been broken, failing to trust what they feel." - Dan Fogelberg

"The Pound is sinking, the Peso's failing, the Lira's reeling, and feeling quite appalling." - Paul Mccartney

"The fundamental reason why Medicare is failing is why the Soviet Union failed - socialism doesn't work," - Rand Paul

"Fall forward, in your failing, and rise up with a soul on fire!" - Michael Beckwith

"It takes time to be a good father. It takes effort - trying, failing, and trying again." - Tim Hansel

"I must have some sort of record in failing to get into the charts." - Anni-Frid Lyngstad

"Trying is fine. Failing is inevitable. Don't let it devour you." - Michelle Sagara

"Tragedy isn't getting something, or failing to get it; it's losing something you already have." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"Chauncy Burr ... talks well, possibly better than he thinks. But this is a common failing." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

"A slight failing in one virtue is enough to put all the others to sleep." - Teresa of Avila

"Failing is not a disgrace unless you make it the last chapter of your book." - Jack Hyles

"The only thing missing from your life is what you're failing to bring to it." - Brent Smith

"When you stop being so afraid of failing you become much more free to succeed" - Rich Mullins

"The lighthouse of the Lord sends forth signals readily recognized and never failing" - Thomas S Monson

"Why is it our failures only show us more clearly the people we are failing?" - Leif Enger

"In the end, failing to plan and planning to fail aren't so different." - Andrew Williams

"Failing to plan means planning to fail. What are your goals?" - Brian Tracy

"Trying is fine. Failing is inevitable. Do' let it devour you." - Michelle Sagara

"I do' mind failing, but if I succeed it better be worth succeeding for." - Vinod Khosla

"I think "creativity" is better described as failing repeatedly until you get something right." - Seth Godin

"Failure is an absolute prerequisite for success. You learn to succeed by failing." - Brian Tracy

"Don't worry about being acknowledged by others; worry about failing to acknowledge them." - Confucius

"Serve others. The failing recipe for happiness and success is to want the good of others." - Desmond Tutu

"It is a common failing of man not to take account of tempests during fair weather." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Obamacare if failing, we're going to repeal it and we're going to replace it." - Donald Trump

"That's one way to overcome criticism: tank so hard that failing becomes glorious and meaningless." - Greg Walloch

"Floundering around, learning by doing but also by failing, is not only good but inevitable." - Duncan Green

"The fundamental reason why Medicare is failing is why the Soviet Union failed - socialism doesn't work." - Rand Paul

"We believe that failing to call a spade a spade is not scientific." - Leo Strauss

"Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing." - L. M. Montgomery

"It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high." - John Mccrae

"Light; or, failing that, lightning: the world can take its choice." - Thomas Carlyle



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