Famous Quotes on Failure

Quote on courage by Winston Churchill
Failure quotes make us realize that failing at something isn't the end of the world. These quotes will make you understand that if you've reached the lowest point in your life, then you can only go up from there ...
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Thomas Edison
Failure. The very word sends shivers down our spine. How many times have we evaded trying out something new out of the sheer fear of failure? Yes, they say failure is the biggest hindrance to any kind of innovation. Even in our everyday life, whether it is failing in an exam or being part of a failed relationship, we find it hard to come to grips with reality. This is when failure quotes come into the picture, ones that inject you with positive thinking. These inspirational words make you realize that it is only if you dare to do something that everyone else shies away from, you will succeed. And among other risks, is the risk of failure. It's important you take it positively.

Failure Quotes and Sayings

"Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success." - Denis Waitley

"The only real failure in life is the failure to try." - Nixon Poindexter Clingman

"Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street." - Zig Ziglar

"Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down." - William M. Winans

"Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something." - Frederick Smith

"You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated." - Maya Angelou

"Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be." - John Wooden

"I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure: which is: Try to please everybody." - Herbert B. Swope

"If you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down." - Mary Pickford

"There is no failure except in no longer trying." - Elbert Hubbard

"Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid." - John Keats

"I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate." - George Burns

"Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy." - Robert Anthony

"You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing." - Arthur Ashe

"I don't believe in failure. It's not failure if you enjoy the process." - Oprah Winfrey

"I've missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan

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

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Alva Edison

"Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. it's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere." - Barack Obama

"My reputation grows with every failure." - George Bernard Shaw

"Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again." - Vincent van Gogh

Failure isn't about failing at something; it's about not trying till you succeed. Don't give up!
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