Favorite Quotations ~  Failure Masters of the 20th Century

"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run." ~ Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

Never give up on a man until he's failed at something he likes. ~ Lewis E. Lowes

Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure. ~ Jack Lemmon

In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults! ~ Agnes Repplier

Zeus does not bring all men's plans to fulfillment. ~ Homer

Give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

We are all of us failures-- at least, the best of us are. ~ James M. Barrie

Failure + Flexibility = Fantastic! ~ Jan Goldberg, Perfectionism

I've always lived by the creed that you're never a failure in life when you fall as long as you try and get up. ~ Evel Knievel

The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

Failure… is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true. ~ John Keats

Failure, to me, is not having the desire to try. Having the desire to try is in it own way success. ~ Bobby Knight

You need to learn what people have done, but you need to learn where they have failed... Usually when they fail it is in the execution. ~ Colin Powell

Ignore past failures and forge ahead. ~ Maxwell Maltz

A series of failures may culminate in the best possible result. ~ Gisela Richter

About the only problem with success is that is does not teach you how to deal with failure. ~ Tommy Lasorda

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