Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
- Oscar Wilde
Questioning the nature and implications of liminal instances necessarily involves failure, if only in the specifically technical sense of entering spaces where prevailing criteria of success scarcely apply.
- Brian Ferneyhough
My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
- Wynonna Judd
As kids we're not taught how to deal with success we're taught how to deal with failure. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. If at first you succeed, then what?
- Charlie Sheen
Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline.
- Graham Greene
As efforts to fix this failure at the Veterans Administration continue, I also intend to persist in demanding answers and action on the establishment of a new clinic to serve the veterans in North Central Washington.
- Doc Hastings
The greatest failure is that although we have created institutions we have not created a civil society.
- Paddy Ashdown
The assertion of failure coming from such persons does not mean that Mr. Mill failed to promote the practical success of those objects the advocacy of which forms the chief feature of his political writings.
- Millicent Fawcett
The failure to dissect the cause of war leaves us open for the next installment.
- Chris Hedges