Failure Quotes and Sayings

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

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.

If there exists no possibility of failure, then victory is meaningless.

A failure is a man who has blundered but is not capable of cashing in on the experience.

Remember, no man is a failure who has friends.

One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.

Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

The only real failure in life is the failure to try.

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.

Success builds character, failure reveals it.

There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.

Failure is the tuition you pay for success.

A man may fall many times, but he won’t be a failure until he says that someone pushed him.

Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up.

You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong.

He who fails to plan, plans to fail.

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.

Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, “I have failed three times,” and what happens when he says, “I am a failure.”

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.