I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
- Michael Jordan
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You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. 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
Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.
- Fred Allen
Unless we practice conservation, those who come after us will have to pay the price of misery, degradation, and failure for the progress and prosperity of our day.
- Gifford Pinchot
Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling, and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation.
- Adam Schiff
The young think that failure is the Siberian end of the line, banishment from all the living, and tend to do what I then did - which was to hide.
- James A. Baldwin
America thinks of itself as a meritocracy, so people have more respect for success and more contempt for failure.
- Toby Young
With engineering, I view this year's failure as next year's opportunity to try it again. Failures are not something to be avoided. You want to have them happen as quickly as you can so you can make progress rapidly.
- Gordon Moore
We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people.
- Mira Sorvino