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Failure Person Quotes


"Failure is an event, not a person. Think of failure as 'it' and not 'me'." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"The greatest failure is a person who never admits that he can be a failure." - Gerald Norman Weiskott

"A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Show me a completely contented person and I'll show you a failure." - Thomas A Edison

"Failure doesn't have anything to do with your intrinsic value as a person." - Albert Ellis

"The challenge of education is not to prepare a person for success, but to prepare him for failure." - James Stockdale

"The patient person accepts a certain amount of failure knowing that it is as important a thread in the fabric of life as is success. Great individuals make great successes out of failure." - Denis Waitley

"Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act." - Maxwell Maltz

"The average person would have quit at the first failure. That's why there have been many average men and only one Edison." - Napoleon Hill

"Failure is an event, never a person." - William D. Brown

"Failure instructs, failure improves. Failure shouldn't deter you." - Tucker Max

"Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners." - Robert Kiyosaki

"I do believe any hero is a person that can be knocked down. A failure isn't a person who gets knocked down; a failure is a person who stays down, and to me, the great heroes take the beating, get knocked down and stand back up again. Perseus is defined as one of the great heroes in literature, so you gotta take that on board." - Sam Worthington

"I've never considered failure." - Jennifer Lawrence

"success is 99% failure" - Henry Ford

"Failure: the renewable resource." - Kay Ryan

"Form follows failure." - Henry Petroski

"Reward worthy failure - Experimentation." - Bill Gates

"Only people who want to be somewhere, somebody, have to suffer the sadness of failure. But a person who never wants to be anybody, never wants to be anywhere else, cannot suffer the sadness of failure - he is always successful, just like me." - Rajneesh

"The birthplace of success for each person is in his Inner-Consciousness. The Inner-Consciousness will use whatever it is given. If constructive thoughts are planted positive outcomes will be the result. Plant the seeds of failure and failure will follow." - Sydney Madwed

"You are the only person who can label what you do a failure. Failure is subjective." - John C Maxwell

"Failure is an event, not a person. You are NOT a failure!" - Craig Groeschel

"Failure is an event, never a person; an attitude, not an outcome; a temporary inconvenience; a stepping stone. Our response to it determines just how helpful it can be." - Zig Ziglar

"Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act." - Maxwell Maltz

"I'm a 'what if' person. I have always felt that failure was a completely underrated experience. I have taken blows. I have had high moments. But I don't think the blows have ever hardened me. My enthusiasms are still big." - Kevin Costner

"Failure is an event, it is not a person." - Zig Ziglar

"Remember that failure is an event, not a person." - Zig Ziglar

"I'm not the sort of person who fears failure." - Richard Branson

"Failure is not an option. Failure is a prerequisite." - David Zinczenko

"Ambitious failure, magnificent failure, is a very good thing," - Guy Kawasaki

"The only true failure is failure to try." - Wes Fesler

"There is no failure except the failure of trying." - Elbert Hubbard

"Your nervous system can't tell real failure from imagined failure." - Maxwell Maltz

"The greatest failure is the failure to try." - William Arthur Ward

"The only true failure lies in failure to start." - Harold Blake Walker

"He's completely unspoiled by failure." - Noel Coward

"Remove failure as an option." - Joan Lunden

"Fear too often spells failure." - Walt Disney

"Most progress is most failure." - Robert Browning

"Failure is part of success." - Hank Aaron

"He's a specialist in failure." - Jose Mourinho

"I was stained by failure." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"I'm a perfectly equipped failure." - Azar Nafisi

"An existence transfigured by failure." - Emile M Cioran

"Success without happiness is failure." - Tony Robbins

"Failure is life's magnifying glass." - Simon May

"Innovation without insight is failure." - Mark Simmonds

"There is only one kind of failure I cannot tolerate: the failure to risk failure." - Richard Marcinko

"Failure is not a crime. Failure to learn from failure is." - Walter Wriston

"Good things don't happen by coincidence. Every dream carries with it certain risks, especially the risk of failure. But I am not stopped by risks. Supposed a great person takes the risk and fails. Then the person must try again. You cannot fail forever. If you try ten times, you have a better chance of making it on the eleventh try than if you didn't try at all." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"The inability to envision a certain kind of person doing a certain kind of thing because you've never seen someone who looks like him do it before is not just a vice. It's a luxury. What begins as a failure of the imagination ends as a market inefficiency: when you rule out an entire class of people from doing a job simply by their appearance, you are less likely to find the best person for the job." - Michael Lewis

"Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes. Genuine ignorance is profitable because it is likely to be accompanied by humility, curiosity, and open-mindedness; whereas ability to repeat catch-phrases, can't terms, familiar propositions, gives the conceit of learning and coats the mind with varnish waterproof to new ideas." - John Dewey

"There is a major disaster when a person allows some success to become a stopping place rather than a way station on to a larger goal. It often happens that an early success is a greater moral hazard than an early failure." - Bill Vaughan

"The solution is to change from the negative to the positive and one way to do that is to remember that failure is an event - it is not a person. Another way is to understand that your child might make a mistake, but the child is not a mistake" - Zig Ziglar

"Do' hide love. If you feel it, express it-not to demand that others love you back, but simply to live outwardly the best of what you feel inwardly. The worst that can happen to your heart is not rejection by another person but failure to act on the love you feel." - Martha Beck

"There are twelve good reasons for failure. The first one is the avowed intention of doing no more than one is paid to do, and the person who makes this avowal may see the other eleven by stepping before a looking glass." - Napoleon Hill

"Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes. Genuine ignorance is profitable because it is likely to be accompanied by humility, curiosity, and open-mindedness; whereas ability to repeat catch-phrases, cant terms, familiar propositions, gives the conceit of learning and coats the mind with varnish waterproof to new ideas." - John Dewey

"Every successful person has had failures but repeated failure is no guarantee of eventual success" - Eric Hoffer

"It really tests you as a person as far as whether you can handle failure." - Jason Bay

"Failure can only open more doors for you as a person and as growth and life." - Laura Ramsey

"The only person who needs to know about failure is yourself." - John Connolly

"The failure-dichotomy principle: failure is good. Failure is not an option. Balance those in your brain." - Donny Deutsch

"Do not simplify. Do not worry about failure. Failure is a badge of honour. It means you risked failure." - Charlie Kaufman

"Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement." - Matt Biondi

"Success builds character, failure reveals it." - Dave Checketts

"One who fears failure limits his activities." - Henry Ford

"cynicism ... is the trade-mark of failure ..." - Katherine Cecil Thurston

"Failure is our most important product." - R. W. Johnson

"Giving up is the greatest failure." - Jack Ma

"Growth always involves the risk of failure." - Howard Thurman

"Failure is not an American habit." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Failure to die is always appreciated." - Mira Grant

"Failure is an option, fear is not." - James Cameron

"After all, there is nothing but failure." - Thomas Bernhard

"Failure is an attitude, not an outcome." - Harvey Mackay

"Failure is a stepping stone to success." - Arianna Huffington

"Why accept failure when success is free?" - Kevin Gates

"Failure is... the highway to success." - Og Mandino

"Failure is the seed of success" - Kaoru Ishikawa

"A success unshared is a failure." - John Paul Dejoria

"Not taking risks ultimately leads to failure." - Craig Groeschel

"Americans admire success. Englishmen admire heroic failure" - Anne Fadiman

"The key to success is failure" - Michael Jordan

"You cannot be successful without failure." - Robert Kiyosaki

"...all cynicism masks a failure to cope." - John Fowles

"Failure is the test of greatness." - Herman Melville

"Success is made of 99% failure." - James Dyson

"Someone else's success is not your failure." - Jim Parsons

"Failure is a disappointment, but not defeat." - Jeanne Robertson

"He's no failure. He's not dead yet." - William Lloyd George

"Failure is the path of least persistence." - Anonymous

"Success is the proper utilization of failure." - Anonymous

"Success comes in cans, failure in can'ts." - Anonymous

"Failure is the foundation of success: success is the lurking place of failure." - Laozi

"Make a decision! Failure to act is often the biggest failure of all." - John Wooden

"Failure is not the outcome - failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail." - Sara Blakely

"Failure is not an option. Failure is necessary...We try. We fail. We learn. We adjust." - Craig Groeschel

"Failure is Central to engineering. Every single calculation that an engineer makes is a failure calculation." - Henry Petroski

"the number one cause of failure in this country is the fear of failure" - Steve Harvey

"The greatest failure of all is the failure to act when action is needed" - John Wooden

"A failure isn't a failure if it prepares you for success tomorrow." - Lolo Jones

"May we understand that fear of failure is worse than failure itself" - Paulo Coelho

"Falling down is not a failure. Failure comes when you stay where you have fallen." - Socrates

"Failure doesn't come from falling down, failure comes from not getting up" - Zig Ziglar

"Failure is not to be feared. It is from failure that most growth comes." - Dee Hock

"Success and happiness spring from facing failure after failure with enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

"Both half success and half failure must be considered as a full failure!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Failure does not shape you; the way you respond to failure shapes you." - John Ortberg

"This idea that failure is not an option: It makes failure invisible, inconceivable and inevitable." - Rory Stewart

"The key to success is failure... Success is made of 99 percent failure." - James Dyson

"You have to honor failure, because failure is just the negative space around success." - Richard R. Nelson

"Success attracts success and failure attracts failure because of the law of harmonious attraction." - Napoleon Hill

"There is no such thing as accidental failure. All failure is at least half imposed." - Anonymous

"The meaning of geography is as much a sealed book to the person of ordinary intelligence and education as the meaning of a great cathedral would be to a backwoodsman, and yet no cathedral can be more suggestive of past history in its many architectural forms than is the land about us, with its innumerable and marvellously significant geographic forms. It makes one grieve to think of opportunity for mental enjoyment that is last because of the failure of education in this respect." - William Morris Davis

"Psychologists usually offer three explanations for the failure of group brainstorming. The first is social loafing: in a group, some individuals tend to sit back and let others do the work. The second is production blocking: only one person can talk or produce an idea at once, while the other group members are forced to sit passively. And the third is evaluation apprehension, meaning the fear of looking stupid in front of one's peers." - Susan Cain

"The learning person looks forward to failure or mistakes. The worst problem in leadership is basically early success." - Warren G. Bennis

"Exposure to false doctrine places a person at risk not just for theological errors but for moral failure." - Max Anders

"Surround yourself with positive people. Also, be a positive person. Root for people. Somebody else's success is not your failure." - Bill Burr

"If you help one person in the room, you're an abject failure. You have to change something." - Simon Sinek

"Confidence and Hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you successful person." - Abdul Kalam

"If you want a recipe for relationship failure, just wait for the other person to change first." - Harriet Lerner

"Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails." - Robert Half

"Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes." - John Dewey

"I've never been a jealous person, and I've never felt built up by someone else's failure - that's a cheap thrill." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"It's natural for a person to deny he's a failure as a human being. That's why he searches for somebody who is more miserable than himself. That's why so much animosity exists on the Internet. Those who aren't able to find a more miserable person turn to the Internet and call other people losers, even though they've never met just to make themselves superior. Isn't that pathetic? There's a sense of security that comes from speaking badly of someone else. But that isn't true salvation." - Tatsuhiko Takimoto

"Failure is awesome. Failure means you tried something, you tested it, and you learned some things. Failure gives you the tools to move forward." - Leah Busque

"Don't permit fear of failure to prevent effort. We are all imperfect and will fail on occasions, but fear of failure is the greatest failure of all." - John Wooden

"Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure." - Joseph Heller

"If a person is working toward a predetermined goal and knows where to go, then that person is successful. If a person does not know which direction they want to go in life, then that person is a failure." - Earl Nightingale

"The failure of love, that's what all laws are really." - Colman Mccarthy

"The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure." - Sven-Goran Eriksson

"Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal." - Don Francis

"Success doesn't make you and failure doesn't break you." - Zig Ziglar

"Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure." - Donald Trump

" is better to succeed with success than failure." - George W Bush

"Failure is not about insecurity. It's about lack of execution." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"If you are afraid of failure, you don't deserve success." - Nastia Liukin

"For me, losing a tennis match isn't failure, it's research." - Billie Jean King

"99 percent of success is built on failure." - Charles Kettering

"Microsoft is always two years away from failure." - Bill Gates

"Success is never ending, failure is never final." - Robert H Schuller

"Recovering from failure is often easier than building from success." - Michael Eisner

"Remember, the greatest failure is not to try." - Debbi Fields

"Success is not permanent & failure is not fatal." - Mike Ditka

"We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure." - John W Gardner

"Failure changes for the better, success for the worse." - Seneca the Elder

"Failure is not an option on this one." - Donny Deutsch

"success is often harder to take than failure ..." - Kathleen Winsor

"Failure may be just a step toward your eventual goal." - Georgette Mosbacher

"Success is the process of not accepting failure." - Georgette Mosbacher



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