I think you can have 10,000 explanations for failure, but no good explanation for success.
- Paulo Coelho
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The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.
- Bruno Bettelheim
Ken Lay has, does and will continue to accept responsibility for the fall of Enron. He was the man at the controls. But failure is not a crime.
- Michael Ramsey
And I went to New York and died for 10 years I walked those pavements. I can't think of New York without feeling uncomfortable and feeling like a failure.
- Harvey Korman
One of the biggest problems with the modern feminist movement is its failure to bring men along with us.
- Tammy Bruce
Ultimately, all human activities have as their goal the realization of happiness. Why, then, have we ended up producing the opposite result? Could the underlying cause be our failure to correctly understand the true nature of happiness?
- Daisaku Ikeda
Well, the idea is that failure is an inevitable partner on the road to success and, if you're not willing to confront failure, you can never find out how good you are.
- Peter Guber
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
- Dale Carnegie
Success is always less funny than failure.
- Jon Ronson