50 Famous Quotes on Failure to Read Now

One of the things a man must learn how to live with is “failure”.

I myself have had my fair share of failure and I’m sure it goes the same for you except we are not willing to learn new things and we all know this is impossible.

50 Quotes on Failure to Boost your Manliness

  1. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino
  2. “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.” – Colin Powell
  3. Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.” – Shah Rukh Khan
  4. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
  5. “I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘my back hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.” – Kobe Bryant
  6. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford
  7. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison
  8. “At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.” – Erin Cummings
  9. “Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” – Donald Trump
  10. “Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.” – Morihei Ueshiba
  11. “Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible:  the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho
  12. “Without failure, there is no achievement.” – John C. Maxwell
  13. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  14. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “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
  16. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan
  17. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates
  18. “Your personal life, your professional life, and your creative life are all intertwined. I went through a few very difficult years where I felt like a failure. But it was actually really important for me to go through that. Struggle, for me, is the most inspirational thing in the world at the end of the day – as long as you treat it that way.” – Skylar Grey
  19. “You have to be able to accept failure to get better.” – LeBron James
  20. “You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honourably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.” – E. O. Wilson
  21. “A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.” – Elbert Hubbard
  22. “Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles. – Jawaharial Nehru
  23. “We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don’t. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.” – Henry Rollins
  24. “Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement.” – Tony Jaa
  25. “Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.” – Wilma Rudolph
  26. “Your attitude towards failure determines your altitude after failure.” – John C. Maxwell
  27. “Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. – Steve Jobs
  28. “There is no innovation and creativity without failure.” – Brene Brown
  29. “My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.” – Abraham Lincoln
  30. “Mistake are the portals of discovery.” James Joyce
  31. “The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.” – Buddha
  32. “A failure is not always a mistake; it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” – B. F. Skinner
  33. “Success is not the absence of failure; it’s the persistence through failure.” – Aisha Tyler
  34. “Failure, repeated failures are finger post on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.” – C. S. Lewis
  35. “When you are having a rough day… you think you are failing. But failure is part of life. It’s about building character and growing. – Nick Foles
  36. “The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.” – Paramahansa Yogananda
  37. “Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.” – Andy Grove
  38. “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed or either success or failure in the mind of another.” – Napoleon Hill
  39. “Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.” – Swami Sivananda
  40. “The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.” – John C. Maxwell
  41. “I believe in never giving up, no matter what the odds. My mantra is, ‘failure is temporary. Giving up is permanent.” – Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
  42. “Once you start working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.” – Chanakya
  43. Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life. Failure comes when we shrink from them.” – John C. Maxwell
  44. “We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.” – Rudyard Kipling
  45. “I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.” – George Burns
  46. “Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable.” – Joe Biden
  47. “Everyday adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill
  48. “Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe.” – Summer Redstone
  49.  “When you believe in your dream and your vision, then it begins to attract its own resources. No one was born to be a failure.” – Myles Munroe
  50.   “Through perseverance, many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.” – Benjamin Disra

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Hi! I'm Ralph Bamigboye. An Accountant, Teacher, Writer, and Blogger. I self-funded and started my professional cleaning business in Nigeria. I am passionate about Nigerian youths and how they can succeed. How can I help you?

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