failure quotes

I have experienced failure as a politician and for that very reason, I am ready to give everything for Japan.Shinzo Abe

Some people will go to the opening of an envelope. They live their lives in the public eye and get off on it, they need it. They need that kind of adoration. If their name isn't in the tabloids once a week they feel like a failure.Jensen Ackles

My great fear has always been complete and utter failure. Hence, you see, all the dispossessed people in my fiction, and why I try to earn as much money as I can. It's a defense. I don't enjoy it or do anything with it.Peter Ackroyd

Humanitarian missions are little different from any other public enterprise, diplomacy included, which is susceptible of misinterpretation by the public, hence ultimately of failure.Alvin Adams

It is easier to win than to fail. Everybody sides with the winner. But the failure walks alone.George Matthew Adams

When I was about 15... I made my first attempt as a leading lady, and was, of course, a complete failure.Maude Adams

The only risk of failure is promotion.Scott Adams

Failure in Afghanistan would have profound consequences for our national security. It would undermine the NATO alliance structure that has been the bedrock of Britain's defence for the last 60 years... I will not allow this to happen on my watch.Bob Ainsworth

We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.Amos Bronson Alcott

I knew that there were several, among African-American leaders, who had been put out by me because of my failure or reluctance to endorse Sen. Kerry.Rodney Alexander

Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.Fred Allen

I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed.George Allen

They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.James Allen

To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.James Allen

He who has conquered doubt and fear has conquered failure.James Lane Allen

To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.James Lane Allen

Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.Richard V. Allen

If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.Woody Allen

It's not about failure; it's about trying something and risking something for attaining your goal.Carol Alt

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