"The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure."
"The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows."
"Failure is the tuition you pay for success."
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
W. Clement Stone
The way to succeed is to double your failure rate.
"There are no failures - just experiences and your reactions to them."
"Don't think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success."
"Try and fail, but don't fail to try."
To err is human; to admit it, superhuman.
Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller
Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
Most people achieved their greatest success one step beyond what looked like their greatest failure.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
Charles F. Kettering
Remember that failure is an event, not a person.
To be wrong is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Success builds character, failure reveals it.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
more inspirational quotes about failure
I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process.
Tell yourself that every failure you have encourntered is one less failure you'll have to undergo in the future, as long as you've learned the lesson it was meant to teach you.
Fisher, Mark. The Millionaire's Secrets. Simon and Schuster, 1996, p. 192.
Some people use failure as an excuse to give up, to become bitter, or cynical. Other people look at failure as an opportunity to revist past decisions and to devise new strategies.
Pulsifer, Catherine. Wings of Wisdom. Anncath-Roby Books, 1998, p. 59.
The majority of the people I polled quit trying when overtaken one time by defeat. A very small percentage of them kept on trying a second time. But by far the greatest number quit even before meeting with defeat because they expected it, quitting before they really started.
Hill, Napoleon. Napoleon Hill's A Year of Growing Rich. Penguin Group, 1993, p. 127.
It's perhaps easier or more common to think of fearing failure- and I did; I'm vulnerable like any other human - but fear of success is just as real. Sometimes it's easier to love the dream than to live the reality.
Yanni. Yanni in Words. Miramac Books, 2002, p 159.
As soon as you start to think you have failed, you are actually closing your mind to any success.
Pulsifer, Catherine. Wings for Goals. Anncath-Roby Books, 1998.
Failure is a judgment. It's just an opinion.
Dr. Wayne Dyer, 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace
What adults can teach young people is that failure is an important part of life's learning curve.