Quotes and Sayings about Quotes and Sayings about Failure

It really is impossible not to like him. His success was his failure.

Arthur C. Danto

Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.

Edward Eggleston

Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.

Montgomery Clift

Failure is not fatal victory is not success.

Tony Richardson

I had to succeed. Failure means I would have to be homeless again.

Elie Tahari

There's only one thing that can guarantee our failure, and that's if we quit.

Craig Breedlove

Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life.

E. Franklin Frazier

The Soviet Union did not achieve victory over the West, so was my information inadequate to help them to victory, or did it play no particular role in their failure to achieve victory?

Aldrich Ames

There's tons of creative people in television that have one failure after another, and they just step up higher. I could never get over that. When I had a failure, there was no such thing as just getting over it.

Chuck Barris

Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility.

Dale Dauten

Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.

Edward Dowden

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

Success and failure are greatly overrated. But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about.

Hildegard Knef

Don't take too much comfort in the fact that you're successful today because tomorrow could bring failure. There's no surety in life.

Michael Savage

At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives.

Robert Farrar Capon

Failure is not a crime. The crime is not trying.

Ron Dellums

I think our failure in the production of good town churches of distinctive character must have struck you often, as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative success in country churches.

George Edmund Street

And obviously, with hindsight now, now knowing what went on in the company, it would have been absolutely appropriate back then for us to have the chief executive of the company, most senior person in the United Kingdom, come and answer for the policy they were pursuing. And we ducked that, and frankly that's a failure of Parliament.

Tom A. Watson

Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it's better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life.

Michael Crawford

Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort nor the failure tires. The waste remains, the waste remains and kills.

William Empson

Divorce is never a pleasant experience. You look upon it as a failure. But I learned to be a different person once we broke up. Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success.

Michael Crawford

It breaks my heart to see these young, really talented bands getting chewed up into the system. I remember a time if you'd signed to a major label it was such a sell out! But now... unless you've signed to a big label, you're a failure now.

Mike Peters

Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding.

Burt Rutan

Our managers hadn't had that kind of success - the record company hadn't, we hadn't - and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger, and if it wasn't it would be some kind of failure.

Roland Gift

We are equally glad and surprised at Winston's return to office. It shows that he was built for success that he should have declined to withdraw and sulk over a superficial failure.

Shane Leslie