Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, and try another. But by all means, try something.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.
- Leonardo da Vinci
If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.
- Mark Spitz (Olympian/winner of 7 gold medals at 1972 Munich Olympic Games in swimming)
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is… the highway to success.
- Og Mandino
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
- Og Mandino
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
- Colin Powell