50 Inspirational Quotes On Failure

List Of 50 Inspirational Quotes On Failure:

#1 Coco Chanel

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ”

#2 Roy T. Bennett

“Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”

#3 Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan
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”I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

#4 Benjamin Franklin

“I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.”

#5 Roy T. Bennett

“Do not let arrogance go to your head and despair to your heart; do not let compliments go to your head and criticisms to your heart; do not let success go to your head and failure to your heart.”

#6 Jason Mraz

“You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.”

#7 Winston S. Churchill

Winston S. Churchill
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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

#8 Robert F. Kennedy

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

#9 Jules Verne

“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.”

#10 Henry Ford

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”

#11 Paulo CoelhoPaulo Coelho

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

#12 Yohji Yamamoto

“I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.”

#13 Suzy Kassem

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

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#14 Chris Bradford

“Each mistake teaches you something new about yourself. There is no failure, remember, except in no longer trying. It is the courage to continue that counts.”

#15 H.G. Wells

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”

#16 Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
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“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”

#17 Sarah Dessen

“Life is full of screwups. You’re supposed to fail sometimes. It’s a required part of human existence.”

#18 Mandy Hale

“Sometimes it takes a wrong turn to get you to the right place.”

#19 Roger Von Oech

“Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.”

#20 Sabaa Tahir

“Failure doesn’t define you. It’s what you do after you fail that determines whether you are a leader or a waste of perfectly good air.”

#21 Robert T. Kiyosaki

“Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.”

#22 Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche
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“A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions–as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.”

#23 John Keats

“I was never afraid of failure; for I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.”

#24 Beverly Sills

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.”

#25 Ken Robinson

“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”

#26 Marilyn MonroeMarilyn Monroe

“Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.”

#27 Randy Pausch

“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.”

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#28 Winston S. Churchill

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

#29 Eric Wright

“But instead of spending our lives running towards our dreams, we are often running away from a fear of failure or a fear of criticism.”

#30 Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali
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“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.”

#31 C.S. Lewis

“Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.”

#32 Malcolm X

”Most of us adults are so afraid, so cautious, so ‘safe,’ and therefore so shrinking and rigid and afraid that it is why so many humans fail. Most middle-aged adults have resigned themselves to failure.”

#33 Truman Capote

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”

#34 Ben Carson

“Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.”

#35 Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

#36 Henry Ford

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“Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again.”

#37 Herbert Bayard Swope

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”

#38 Dr. Rooplee

“Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”

#39 Stephen McCranie

“The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.”

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#40 Thomas A. EdisonThomas Edison

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

#41 Oscar Wilde

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise”

#42 Maxwell Maltz

“You make mistakes, mistakes don’t make you”

#43 Randy Pausch

“The person who failed often knows how to avoid future failures. The person who knows only success can be more oblivious to all the pitfalls.”

#44 Idowu Koyenikan

Idowu Koyenikan
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“Failure is constructive feedback that tells you to try a different approach to accomplish what you want.”

#45 Abraham Lincoln

“I am not concerned that you have fallen — I am concerned that you arise.”

#46 George E. Woodberry

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”

#47 Thomas A. Edison

“Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t.”

#48 Ellen DeGeneres

“When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.”

#49 Maya Angelou

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”

#50 Denis Waitley

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”

References

https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/presidents/abraham-lincoln/
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Abraham-Lincoln

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