The only risk of failure is promotion

“I was afraid of being a failure, of not having the best time or of being chicken. But every year I get older I think, What was I fearing last year? You forget. And then you move on.” – Sandra Bullock

“Failure doesn’t kill you… it increases your desire to make something happen.” – Kevin Costner

“You don’t go into anything contemplating failure, because if you did, you wouldn’t make it.” – Simon Cowell

“I’m not the first to say that failure, when approached properly, can be an opportunity for growth.” – Ed Catmull 

“Fear of failure is not sufficient justification for not pursuing what you want to do.” – Ryan Normandin

“Don’t wait for things to be perfect before you share them with others. Show early and show often. It’ll be pretty when we get there, but it won’t be pretty along the way.” – Ed Catmull 

“When it comes to creative endeavors, the concept of zero failures is worse than useless. It’s counterproductive.” – Ed Catmull

“Work finally begins when the fear of doing nothing exceeds the fear of doing it badly.” – Alain de Botton

“Don’t worry about failure – you only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston 

“In a fear-based, failure-averse culture, people will consciously or unconsciously avoid risk. They will seek instead to repeat something safe that’s been good enough in the past. Their work will be derivative, not innovative. But if you can foster a positive understanding of failure, the opposite will happen.” – Ed Catmull

“People driven by a pursuit that puts them on the edges are often not on the periphery, but on the frontier, testing the limits of what it is possible to withstand and discover.” – Sarah Lewis

“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” – Ken Robinson 

“We don’t need to celebrate failure. We do need to make it safe to admit failure – that’s how we learn from mistakes.” – Adam Grant

“Failure doesn’t define you. It’s what you do after you fail that determines whether you are a leader or a waste of perfectly good air.” – Sabaa Tahir 

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis

“When all is said and done, success without happiness is the worst kind of failure.” – Louis Binstock

“There are no secrets to success: don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.” – Colin Powell

“Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.” – Elon Musk 

“The only risk of failure is promotion.” – Scott Adams 

“You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures.” – Charles C. Noble

Failure saves lives

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron

“A failure doesn’t mean you are unworthy, nor does it preclude success on the next try.” – Leonard Mlodinow

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes-understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington

“I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had success.” – Tennessee Williams

“You want to create a space in which people feel safe to think outside the box, test new approaches, and yes, even fail.”

“Remember this: There is no such thing as failure — failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.” – Oprah Winfrey

“When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel.” – Eloise Ristad

“There are defeats more triumphant than victories.” – Michel de Montaigne

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent Van Gogh

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho

“Face failure head on, don’t be afraid of it, and people will support and welcome you even more.” – Richard Branson

“Failure saves lives. In the airline industry, every time a plane crashes the probability of the next crash is lowered by that. The Titanic saved lives because we’re building bigger and bigger ships. So these people died, but we have effectively improved the safety of the system, and nothing failed in vain.” – Nassim Nicholas Talib

“People need to feel safe experimenting, failing and speaking up when they see problems […] it starts with leadership being vulnerable enough to own up to failures and be open with their weaknesses.” – Amanda Wood

“I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final; I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them.” – Conor McGregor

“In my experience, each failure contains the seeds of your next success – if you are willing to learn from it.” – Paul Allen

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard 

“Failure and invention are inseparable twins.” – Jeff Bezos

“We don’t have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to.” – Brené Brown

“You gotta act. And you gotta be willing to fail… if you’re afraid of failing, you won’t get very far.” – Steve Jobs

Success is built on failure

“It’s only when you risk failure that you discover things. When you play it safe, you’re not expressing the utmost of your human experience.” – Lupita Nyong’o

“The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.” – John C. Maxwell

“People settle. They settle for less than they are capable of.” – Seth Godin 

“Quit or be exceptional. Average is for losers.” – Seth Godin 

“A little more persistence, a little more effort and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.” – Elbert Hubbard

“You can measure your worth by your dedication to your path, not by your successes or failures.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“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

“Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be.” – John Wooden

“It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.” – Havelock Ellis

“It is a mistake to suppose that people succeed through success; they often succeed through failures.” – Unknown

“The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment.” – Deborah Moggach

“Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.” – Andy Grove

“I don’t understand a way to work other than bold-facedly running towards failure.” – Cate Blanchett

“Don’t bury your failures, let them inspire you.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki 

“Sometimes it takes a wrong turn to get you to the right place.” – Mandy Hale

“My best successes came on the heels of failures.” – Barbara Concoran

“It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” – Ellen DeGeneres

“Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe.” – Sumner Redstone

“It begins in your mind, always… so you must fight hard to express it. You must fight hard to shine the light of words upon it.” – Yann Martel

“Because if you don’t, if your fear becomes a wordless darkness that you avoid, perhaps even manage to forget, you open yourself to further attacks of fear because you never truly fought the opponent who defeated you.” – Yann Martel 

Failure always brings something valuable with it

“A minute’s success pays the failure of years.” – Robert Browning

“We’re born with success. It is only others who point out our failures, and what they attribute to us as failure.” – Whoopi Goldberg

“I’ve probably earned the right to screw up a few times. I don’t want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about.” – Emma Watson

“Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.” – John Hersey

 

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” – Denis Waitley

“When you enter a mindset, you enter a new world. In one world (the world of fixed traits) success is about proving you’re smart or talented. Validating yourself. In the other (the world of changing qualities) it’s about stretching yourself to learn something new. Developing yourself.” – Carol S. Dweck

“We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation.” – John W. Gardner

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – Henry Ford

“Do not waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A failure doesn’t mean you are unworthy, nor does it preclude success on the next try.” – Leonard Mlodinow

“Failure always brings something valuable with it. I don’t let it leave until I extract that value.” – Scott Adams

“Sorrow, disappointment, failure – learn from them. Then let them go.” – Unknown

“Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.” – Blaise Pascal

“I’m not crying because of you; you’re not worth it. I’m crying because my delusion of who you were was shattered by the truth of who you are.” – Steve Maraboli

“Ever has it been that loves knows not its own death until the hour of separation.” – Khalil Gibran

“Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place.” – J. Lynn 

“Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.” – Wallace Stegner

“One makes mistakes; that is life. But it is never a mistake to have loved.” – Romain Rolland

“Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.” – Leo Buscaglia

“If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.” – Thomas J. Watson

Failure is instructive

“If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.” – Woody Allen

“What matters is this: Being fearless of failure arms you to break the rules. In doing so, you may change the culture and just possibly, for a moment, change life itself.” – Malcolm Mclaren

“I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.” – Oprah Winfrey

“No matter what challenges or setbacks or disappointments you may encounter along the way, you will find true success and happiness if you have only one goal — there really is only one, and that is this: To fulfill the highest, most truthful expression of yourself as a human being.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Never let success get to your head and never let failure get to your heart.” – Ziad Abdelnour

“I must be taken as I have been made. Success is not mine, the failure is not mine, but the two together make me.” – Charles Dickens

“You will have to rise up and say, “I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life”.” – Joel Osteen

““Trying” is the biggest mistake you can make early on in a relationship. It sets a false expectation that you will eventually tire of.” – Naval Ravikant

“The hottest love has the coldest end.” – Socrates

“Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.” – Christopher Morley

“You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.” – Marilyn Monroe

“If you are afraid to learn from your mistakes, you will more than likely keep repeating them.” – Robert Greene

“Learning to fail well means learning to understand your mistakes, because unless you know what went wrong, you may do the wrong things to correct it.” – Megan McArdle 

“I don’t mind losing as long as I see improvement or I feel I’ve done as well as I possibly could.” – Carol Dweck 

“Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.” – Michael Korda

“You must cut yourself loose from the past and open your eyes to the present.” – Robert Greene

“Once the ego inflates it will only come back to earth through some jarring failure.” – Robert Greene 

“Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.” – John Dewey

“Talk about your failures without apologizing.” – Brené Brown

All men make mistakes

Failure quotes If you learn from defeat you havent really lost Aylake
Failure quotes If you learn from defeat you havent really lost Aylake

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.” – Zig Ziglar

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

Failure quotes Some of the best lessons we ever learn we learn from our mistakes and failures Aylake
Failure quotes Some of the best lessons we ever learn we learn from our mistakes and failures Aylake

“The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.” – Napoleon Hill

“I feel there’s an existential angst among young people. I didn’t have that. They see enormous mountains, where I only saw one little hill to climb.” – Sergey Brin

“Turn pain into progress. To be wrong as fast as you can is to sign up for aggressive, rapid learning.” – Ed Catmull

“Some of the best lessons we ever learn we learn from our mistakes and failures. The error of the past is the wisdom of the future.” – Tryon Edwards

Failure quotes Pain is the not the only way to learn lesson Aylake
Failure quotes Pain is the not the only way to learn lesson Aylake

“Pain is the not the only way to learn a lesson, but it is the surest way to never forget one.” – The Stoic Emperor

“Failures can be seen as information or they can be seen as a threat to your sense of self. Embracing the former definition will help you learn and improve. Succumbing to the latter will make you timid and resentful.” – The Stoic Emperor

“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.” – Sophocles

“No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person.” – Chris Hardwick

Failure quotes The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed Aylake
Failure quotes The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed Aylake

“I think it’s important to have a good hard failure when you’re young. I learned a lot out of that. Because it makes you kind of aware of what can happen to you. Because of it I’ve never had any fear in my whole life when we’ve been near collapse and all of that. I’ve never been afraid. I’ve never had the feeling I couldn’t walk out and get a job doing something.” – Walt Disney

“There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure — all your life. It’s as simple as that.” – John W. Gardner

“The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.” – Lloyd Jones

“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.” – Unknown

Failure quotes Every experience encounter and particularly your mistakes Aylake
Failure quotes Every experience encounter and particularly your mistakes Aylake

“The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.” – Randy Pausch 

“The person who failed often knows how to avoid future failures. The person who knows only success can be more oblivious to all the pitfalls.” – Randy Pausch

“When you’re down in the hole, when that moment comes, it’s really okay to feel bad for a little while — give yourself time to mourn what you think you may have lost — but, then, here’s the key: Learn from every mistake.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Every experience, encounter, and particularly your mistakes are there to teach you and force you into being more of who you are.” – Oprah Winfrey

It is impossible to live without failing at something

“You are not your idea, and if you identify too closely with your ideas, you will take offense when they are challenged.” – Ed Catmull

“When you make a mistake, you should learn to take a deep breath, grit your teeth, and then examine your own recollections of the mistake as ruthlessly and as dispassionately as you can manage.” – Daniel Dennett

“Try to acquire the weird practice of savoring your mistakes, delighting in uncovering the strange quirks that led you astray.” – Daniel Dennett

“I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can not accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” – Denis Waitley

“Being open about problems is the first step toward learning from them… We must think of the cost of failure as an investment in the future.” – Ed Catmull

“If at first you don’t succeed, get a bigger hammer.” – Alan Lewis

“Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” – John Woode

“We are all failures – at least the best of us are.” – J.M. Barrie

“Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.” – Jim Rohn

“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Tim Ferriss

“You build on failure. You use it as a steppingstone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” – Johnny Cash

“Failure is an attitude, not an outcome.” – Harvey MacKay

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem

“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

“I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Failure is enriching. It’s also important to accept that you’ll make mistakes — it’s how you build your expertise. The trick is to learn a positive lesson from all of life’s negative moments.” – Alain Ducasse

“The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.” – Stephen McCranie 

“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” – Napoleon Hill

“Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana

“Failure is painful, and our feelings about this pain tend to screw up our understanding of its worth. To disentangle the good and the bad parts of failure, we have to recognize both the reality of the pain and the benefit of the resulting growth.” – Ed Catcull 

“No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person. Ever meet someone who’s always had everything work out for them with zero struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don’t exist.” – Chris Hardwick

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you always got.” – Mark Twain

“Success builds character, failure reveals it.” – Dave Checkett

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” – Jack Canfield

“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” – Ken Robinson

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” —Michael Jordan

“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

A man may fall many times

“Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say “so what”. That’s one of my favorite things to say: “So what”.” – Andy Warhol

“Every time they told me “no”, I just got stronger.” – Lady Gaga

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” –  Napoleon Hill

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates

“Fail: First Attempt In Learning.” – Anonymous

“Never let success get to your head; never let failure get to your heart.” – Anonymous

“Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.” – Anne Sullivan

“Success or failure is caused more by mental attitude than by mental capacity.” – Walter Scott

“Your failure does not define you, your determination does.” – Unknown

“Those who truly fail in my eyes are the ones who never try at all. The ones who sit on the couch and whine and moan and wait for the world to change for them.” – Sarah Dessen

“There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.” – Laurence J. Peter

“A man may fall many times, but he won’t be a failure until he says that someone pushed him.” – Elmer G. Letterman

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates

“Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” – Zig Ziglar

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” – Napoleon Hill

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” — Richard Branson

“Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.” – Shah Rukh Khan

“The heart will break, but broken live on.” – Lord Byron 

“No worldly success can compensate for failure in the home.” – David O. McKay

“You got to go down a lot of wrong roads to find the right one.” – Bob Parsons

“Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid, but that doesn’t change the truth that I am brave and worthy of love and belonging.” – Brené Brown

“In any case, you must not confuse a single failure with a final defeat.“ – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Oliver Goldsmith

“Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again.” – Unknown

“The attempt to avoid failure makes failure more likely.” – Ed Catmull

“Mistakes are proof that you are trying.” – Unknown

“Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.” – Douglas MacArthur

“There are no failures, just experiences and your reactions to them.” – Tom Krause

“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

Failure changes for the better

“There’s so much to live for when you’ve experienced failure enough times, now you know that success would feel so much more better and you just have to win.”

“If winning was the end game, then you wouldn’t mind a few stops and bumps along the way because that’s all failure truly represents.”

“You are not a failure and you need to quit telling yourself that you could have avoided failing because no successful person ever avoids the pain in hopes for the gains.”

“The master has failed more times than the beginner has tried.” – Stephen McCranie

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

“Failure is the condiment that gives its flavor.” – Truman Capote

“Not failure, but low aim, is a crime.” – James Russell Lowell 

“Failure either ruins you or turns you into the man you can become.” – Tucker Max

“It doesn’t matter how many times you have failed, you only have to be right once.” – Mark Cuban

“Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“You build on failure. You use it as a steppingstone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” – Johnny Cash

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

“You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.” – Maxwell Maltz

“Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.” – Shah Rukh Khan

“Success or failure is caused more by mental attitude than by mental capacity.” — Walter Scott

“I’ve missed more than 9000 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. That is why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan

“There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who don’t. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living.” — José N. Harris

“An action committed in anger, is an action doomed to failure.” – Genghis Khan

“What would you be glad you did – even if you failed?” – Brené Brown

“If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.” –  Zig Ziglar 

“Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde

“People who have the ability to fail in public under their own names actually gain a lot of power.” – Naval Ravikant

“It’s only when you risk failure that you discover things. When you play it safe, you’re not expressing the utmost of your human experience.” – Lupita Nyong’o

“You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.” – Barack Obama

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H.G. Wells

“It’s much, much better to wind up with a lot of crap having tried it than to overthink in the beginning and not do it.” – Stefan Sagmeister

“Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.” – Seneca

“If at first you don’t succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.” –  Steven Wright

“I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic.” – Unknown

Failure is the feature

“There’s no much difference between those who fail and those who win, some just were more determined to try yet again than others.”

“There will hardly be a day when you’ll not get new chances to do something outside your comfort, to be more than the failure you think you are.”

“Those who fail today can remain flat on their backs, regretting the opportunities lost or they could be on their feet seeking out the next opportunity for adventure.”

“The one who falls and gets up is so much stronger than the one who never fell.” – Anonymous

“What defines us is how well we rise after falling.” – Anonymous

“The bigger the failure, the greater the lesson.” – Anonymous

“Ever meet someone who’s always had everything work out for them with zero struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don’t exist.” – Chris Hardwick

“The only time you don’t fail is the last time you try anything – and it works.” – William Strong

“There is nothing in the world so easy to explain as failure — it is, after all, what everybody does all the time.” – Susanna Clarke

“Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.” – George Eliot

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

“Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be.” – John Wooden

“I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.” – Anthony Robbins

“Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.” – George Eliot

“In the real world, very smart people fail and mediocre people rise. Part of what makes people fail or succeed are skills that have nothing to do with IQ. Also, the idea that intelligence can be gauged by an IQ test is erroneous.” — Camille Paglia

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey

“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 fail by default.” — J.K. Rowling

“If you don’t try at anything you can’t fail… it takes back bone to lead the life you want.” – Richard Yates

“You don’t have to hold yourself hostage to who you used to be.” – Oprah Winfrey

“It’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.” – Zig Ziglar

“Failure is not a bug of learning, it’s the feature.” – Rachel Simmons

“Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure… it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.” – Robert Schuller

“Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.” – Confucius

“It’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.” – Zig Ziglar

“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.” – Sophocles

“It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.” – Roger Babson

“Blame is not for failure. It is for failing to help or ask for help.” – Jorgen Vig Knudstorp 

“Failure is nothing more than learning how to win.” – Robin Sharma

“There’s meaning in every failure. Find it.” – Maxime Lagacé

“I’ve come to realize that all my past failures and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understanding that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.” – Tony Robbins

Failure is a state of mind

“Fearful people have very few failure stories but they also have very few wins, because success is what happens after several pitfalls.”

“Don’t be so eager to win that you forget that failure is also a part of the process that makes up a champion.”

“It’s not always important to count your failures because you might run out on numbers, better just focus on counting your wins.”

“Fear regret more than failure.” – Taryn Rose

“She was unstoppable, not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them.” – Beau Taplin

“In order to succeed, you must be willing to experience failure.” – Anonymous

“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

“No matter what one does, regardless of failure or success, the experience is a form of success in itself.” – Jack Ma 

“Embrace failure. Never never quit. Get very comfortable with that uneasy feeling of going against the grain and trying something new.” – Terry Crews

“I think you have to try and fail, because failure gets you closer to what you’re good at.” – Louis C.K.

“Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath and try again.” – Unknown

“When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel.” – Eloise Ristad

“Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can’t go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else’s success as your failure is a cancerous way to live.” – Kevin Bacon

“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.” – Douglas Adams

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” — Bill Gates

“The only thing that separates success from failure is one last attempt. Try one more time and you will get lucky.” — Apoorve Dubey

“Failure is a detour; not a dead-end street.” — Zig Ziglar

“If you want something you can have it, but only if you want everything that goes with it, including all the hard work and the despair, and only if you’re willing to risk failure.” – Philip Pullman

“Failure does not mean that you’ll never get what you want, sometimes failure means that you have to fight harder for something better.” – Unknown

“Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.” – William Saroyan

“How we deal with tragedy defines who we are. I used to be terrible at it. Beyond terrible. You are not going to let this deflate you. You are going to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and we will figure out what the next step is.” – Chris Traeger

“Failure is a state of mind. It’s like one of those sand traps an ant lion digs. You keep sliding back. Takes one hell of a jump to get out of it.” – John Steinbeck

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

“All my successes have been built on my failures.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.” – Alexander Dumas

“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 fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” – George Washington Carver

“It is your own bad strategies, not the unfair opponent, that are to blame for your failures. You are responsible for the good and bad in your life.” –  Robert Greene 

“Keep your head up in failure, and your head down in success.” – Jerry Seinfeld

Without failure there is no achievement

“No one really cares about those who quit on the race, the crowd is only loyal to the ones that make it to the end, so keep running.”

“If you’ve been called a failure then you would understand what it means to be given a label that you so desperately want to get off your back.”

“What you call yourself is much more important than what people call you, so if someone thinks you are a failure, you have a choice to prove them wrong or to sulk.”

“Failure is success in progress.” –  Anonymous

“Failure is nothing more than a chance to revise your strategy.” – Anonymous

“What if you fail? You will. Then you move on.” – Anonymous

“Failure is success if we learn from it.” – Malcolm Forbes 

“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

“There is no failure. Only feedback.” – Robert Allen

“Without failure there is no achievement.” – John C. Maxwell

“The cost of failure is…learning.” – Neil Strauss

“No man is defeated without until he has first been defeated within.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” – Denis Waitley

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” — Og Mandion

“Fear regret more than failure.” — Taryn Rose

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” — Nelson Mandela

“If you experiment a lot you will fail often but at the same time your odds of success will also increase. Success and failure go hand in hand; they are not mutually exclusive. Learn to look at success and failure as gradations on a continuum, not as binary opposites.” –  The Ancient Sage

“Just because you failed doesn’t mean you can’t succeed. We all fail. Mentally resilient people realize that its not failure that defines your identity but how you respond.” – Shane Parrish

“Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.” – George Soros

“We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.” – Samuel Smiles

“Mistakes and failures are precisely your means of education. They tell you about your own inadequacies.” – Robert Greene

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – Henry Ford

“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.” – Zig Ziglar

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Failure doesn’t kill you… it increases your desire to make something happen.” – Kevin Costner

“There is no failure unless one stops. Not to work is to cease, tighten up, become nervous and therefore destructive of the creative process.” – Ray Bradbury

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill

“Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” –  Coco Chanel

“It is very important to embrace failure and to do a lot of stuff — as much stuff as possible — with as little fear as possible.” – Stefan Sagmeister

Everything is an opportunity to rise

Failure quotes You need to see failure like a shovel Aylake
You need to see failure like a shovel

“Failures are only stepping stones when you do not embrace them as an identity but see them as a question demanding you to discover your greatest potentials.”

“You need to see failure like a shovel because they can either serve for burying your gifts or you can use them to dig up all your hidden potential.”

“If you wait for opportunities to find you then failure will become a constant experience and success might be forever elusive so go out and seek the chances to win.”

“The only true failure is when you stop trying.” – Anonymous

“Successful people don’t fear failure, but understand that it’s necessary to learn and grow from.” – Robert Kiyosaki

Failure quotes If you fell down yesterday stand up today Aylake
If you fell down yesterday stand up today

“I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.” – Oprah Winfrey

“It’s only when you risk failure that you discover things. When you play it safe, you’re not expressing the utmost of your human experience.” –  Lupita Nyong’o

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H. G. Wells

Failure quotes Anyone who never made a mistake has never tried anything new Aylake
Anyone who never made a mistake has never tried anything new

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison

“To be wrong is nothing unless you continue to remember it.” – Confucius

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.” – Virgil Thomson

“The secret of life is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” — Paulo Coelho

Failure quotes To fail is to give up Aylake
To fail is to give up

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” — Napoleon Hill

“There is no disgrace in honest failure; there is disgrace in fearing to fail. What is past is useful only as it suggests ways and means for progress.” – Henry Ford

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.” – W. C. Fields

“To fail is to give up. But you are in the midst of a moving process. Nothing fails then. All goes on. Work is done. If good, you learn from it. If bad, you learn even more.” – Ray Bradbury

“Mistakes aren’t a necessary evil. They aren’t evil at all. They are an inevitable consequence of doing something new (and, as such, should be seen as valuable; without them, we’d have no originality).” – Ed Catmull 

Failure quotes Maybe I am lucky to be going so slowly Aylake
Maybe I am lucky to be going so slowly

“If you aren’t experiencing failure, then you are making a far worse mistake: You are being driven by the desire to avoid it.” – Ed Catmull

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of a greater or equal benefit.” – Napoleon Hill

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg

“Maybe I’m lucky to be going so slowly, because I may be going in the wrong direction.” – Ashleigh Brilliant

Failure quotes I think perfection is ugly Aylake
I think perfection is ugly

“I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.” – Yohji Yamamoto

“Life is a Tetris. Do something good, it disappears immediately. But mistakes, they accumulate themselves. In the end everyone loses.” – Alexandra Melo 

“When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” – Ellen DeGeneres

“Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.” – Garth Stein

“Human beings are the only creatures who are allowed to fail. If an ant fails, it’s dead. But we’re allowed to learn from our mistakes and from our failures. And that’s how I learn, by falling flat on my face and picking myself up and starting all over again.” – Madeleine L’Engle

Failure is success in progress

“Fail as many times as it would take you to find out what works because in the end all that matters is that you’ve figured out how to make the engine run.”

“You might not particularly like the methods but that’s not as important as the results you get, so be willing to learn from anyone who offers you a solution to failure.”

“Failure is not the end, it’s not even the question, it’s just a part of everything that makes you different from every other person who has made a difference in the world.”

“Fail, fail again, fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

“Failures are part of life. If you don’t fail, you don’t learn. If you don’t learn you’ll never change.” – Anonymous

Failure quotes Don't fear failure Aylake
Failure quotes Don’t fear failure Aylake

“Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.” – Anonymous

“You always pass failure on the way to success.” – Mickey Rooney

“To err is human, to forgive, divine.” –  Alexander Pope

“Apprentice yourself in failure.” – Robert Greene

“It’s not failure, it’s unfinished success.” – Unknown

 

“Attitude is the essence of failure or success.” – Unknown

“The master has failed more times than the beginner has tried.” – Stephen McCranie

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote

“Failure is success in progress.” – Albert Einstein

“All people fail at certain instances in their lives, the only thing that makes them different is how they manage to stand up or how they choose to fail again.” — Unknown

 

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” — Robert Kennedy

“Failure is good as long as it doesn’t become a habit.” — Michael Eisner

“Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure. But the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it.” – J.K. Rowling

“It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound reinvention.” – Conan O’Brien

“The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them — especially not from yourself.” – Daniel Dennett

Failure quotes The best way out is always through Aylake
Failure quotes The best way out is always through Aylake

“We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.” – James Russell Lowell

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” – Herbert Bayard Swope

“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

“Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.” – Marilyn Monroe

 

“My reputation grows with every failure.” – George Bernard Shaw

“The phoenix must burn to emerge.” – Janet Finch

“No garden is without its weeds.” – Thomas Fuller

“You make mistakes. Mistakes don’t make you.” – Maxwell Maltz

“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.” – Zig Ziglar

Trust the timing of your life

Trust the timing of your life aylake quote
Trust the timing of your life

Trust the timing of your life

“We are all alike in so many ways but our failures are unique ways to tell us apart because they are the pointers to each of our separate paths in life.”

“Strength comes when you are least expecting it so when you fail, you better be ready to try again because whether you like it or not, the strength will come. Don’t miss your next opportunity to win.”

“If every person who ever failed had told themselves they were not meant for the job , we would have a world filled with unfinished businesses. You are still a perfect fit even though you failed.”

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

 

“There is no such thing as failure, only learning experiences.” – Anonymous

“Don’t think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success.” – Robert Orben

“Sport and life is about losing. It’s about understanding how to lose.” – Lynn Davies

“Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.” – Charlie Chaplin

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas A. Edison

 

“Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.” – Sylvester Stallone

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” – Confucius

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

“When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.” – George Bernard Shaw

“If you are afraid of failure, you don’t deserve to be successful.” — Charles Barkley

 

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. It is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead-end street.” — William A. Ward

“Courage allows the successful woman to fail and learn powerful lessons from the failure. So that in the end, she didn’t fail at all.” — Maya Angelou

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” – Beverly Sills

“Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed.” – Corita Kent

 

“If you aren’t making mistakes, you aren’t taking enough risks.” – Debbie Millman 

“A hundred failures would not matter, when one single success could change the destiny of the world.” – Arthur C. Clarke

“You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” – John C. Maxwell

“There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.” – Tom Krause

 

“In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is to not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron

“Victory has a hundred fathers, but failure is an orphan.” – John F. Kennedy

“When you fail to prepare, you’re preparing to fail.” – John Wooden 

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy