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" Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility. "
" Sometimes we never see what failure is and often fail to recognize it. "
" The young think that failure is the Siberian end of the line, banishment from all the living, and tend to do what I then did - which was to hide. "
James A. Baldwin
" Failure is a word unknown to me. "
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
" Civilization is a failure. We need to think what we can do together in love and peace. "
" The rise of China as a new power is another great challenge for the US. Our failure to properly handle Germany and Japan earlier in the 20th century cost us and the world dearly. We must not make this same mistake with China. "
" Do not let your ambitions become a sanctuary for your failures. "
Bryant H. McGill
" While entrepreneurs spend a lot of effort trying to avoid failure, sometimes the lessons one learns from those missteps can be invaluable. "
" People who have a sense of self-efficacy bounce back from failure; they approach things in terms of how to handle them rather than worrying about what can go wrong. "
" We have actually experienced in recent months a dramatic demonstration of an unprecedented intelligence failure, perhaps the most significant intelligence failure in the history of the United States. "
" Many of the ethnic and other parochial tensions that have tended to create insecurity and outright conflict, time and time again, are largely as a result of failure to deliberately undertake nation-building efforts. "
" You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down. "
" Any important disease whose causality is murky, and for which treatment is ineffectual, tends to be awash in significance. "
" Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence. "
" YouTube began as a failed video-dating site. Twitter was a failed music service. In each case, the founders continued to try new concepts when their big ideas failed. They often worked around the clock to try to overcome their failure before all their capital was spent. Speed to fail gives a startup more runway to pivot and ultimately succeed. "
" Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do. "
" Progress requires setbacks; the only sure way to avoid failure is not to try. "
" Success is not the absence of failure; it's the persistence through failure. "
" It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default. "
J. K. Rowling
" Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom. "
" Failure to take note of the fact that the character of twentieth-century humanity differs from that of humanity in the fifteenth century, let alone before and at the time of the Mystery of Golgotha, is to sleep through the process of world evolution. "
" The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top. "
" You always pass failure on your way to success. "
" My biggest fear is doing the same things 10 years from now. That would be a failure. It's something you have to constantly reassess, and asking yourself what you are going to do next makes it a good, long full journey. "
" The only risk of failure is promotion. "
" Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all. "
" This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy. "
Henry A. Wallace
" The worst time was 1983. Love and life and everything went wrong. I reached absolute rock bottom. I saw the Minotaur at the bottom of the abyss. I learnt of the harshness of the world and its impartiality to human failure. "
" Daring is doing. Daring is asking something outrageous despite your chances of failure and rejection. Daring is going out on a limb by believing in something that no one else understands, and if all fails, daring is trying again. "
" The thing I always say to people is this: 'If you avoid failure, you also avoid success.' "
" At least I have the modesty to admit that lack of modesty is one of my failings. "