77 Failure Quotes about life

Failure is a part of life. No one can succeed without failing. Failure should not be considered as the end of the road. Failure is being unsuccessful in achieving something you aimed at. Failing in something does not make you a failure, but giving up makes one. Take your time to heal but do give a fight-back.


Sad Failure quotes about life to help you to succeed without worrying about failure.

  1. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas A. Edison
  2. "Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities." - Napoleon Hill
  3. "A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw
  4. "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." - Mike Ditka
  5. "Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success." - Robert T. Kiyosaki
  6. "My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure." - Abraham Lincoln
  7. "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail." - Confucius
  8. "Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try." - Jack Canfield
  9. "If you don't try at anything, you can't fail... it takes back bone to lead the life you want." - Richard Yates
  10. "When everything seems to be going against you remember that an airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." - Henry Ford
  11. "There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure." - Paulo Coelho
  12. "Failure is a bruise not a tattoo." - Jon Sinclair
  13. "Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride , all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important." - Steve Jobs 
  14. "Don't fear failure... In great attempts it is glorious even to fail." - Bruce Lee
  15. "The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fearing you will make one." - Elbert Hubbard
  16. "Failure isn't the end of road. It's a big red flag saying to you, wrong way turn around." - Oprah Winfrey
  17. "If you do what you have always done, you'll get what you've always gotten." - Tony Robbins
  18. "It is impossible to live without failing at sometime, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default." - J.K. Rowling
  19. "It's not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts." - Zig Ziglar
  20. "Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill
  21. "When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you will fail and both are equally important." - Ellen DeGeneres
  22. "What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable?" - John Green 
  23. "Try again. Fail again. Fail better." - Samuel Beckett
  24. "Anyone who attempts is not a failure." - Sarah Dessen
  25. "Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God." - Charles Horton Cooley
  26. "If you’re 40 years old and you’ve never had a failure, you’ve been deprived." - Gloria Swanson
  27. "No man is a failure who is enjoying life." - William Feather
  28. "It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” - Ellen DeGeneres
  29. “Failure will never overtake me if my definition to succeed is strong enough.” - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  30. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  31. "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." - Denis Waitley
  32. "No man can be a failure if he thinks he’s a success; If he thinks he is a winner, then he is." -Robert Service
  33. "If there exists no possibility of failure, then victory is meaningless." - Robert H. Schuller
  34. "Make new mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before." - Neil Gaiman
  35. "Mistakes are the portals of discovery." -  James Joyce
  36. "You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you." - Barack Obama
  37. "When it’s tough, will you give up or will you be relentless?" - Jeff Bezos
  38. "You have to be able to accept failure to get better." - LeBron James
  39. "Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” - Truman Capote
  40. "You don’t always win your battles,but it’s good to know you fought.” - John Greenleaf Whittier
  41. "Failure is success if we learn from it." - Malcolm Forbes
  42. "Failure is nothing more than learning how to win." - Robin Sharma
  43. "It’s not failure, it’s unfinished success." - Unknown
  44. "If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost." - Zig Ziglar
  45. "You got to go down a lot of wrong roads to find the right one." - Bob Parsons
  46. "The phoenix must burn to emerge." - Janet Finch
  47. “Giving up is the only sure way to fail.” - Gena Showalter
  48. “Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.” - Shah Rukh Khan
  49. “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” -Lance Armstrong
  50. “You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”- Wayne Gretzky
  51. "No garden is without its weeds." - Thomas Fuller
  52. "Failure either ruins you or turns you into the man you can become." - Tucker Max
  53. "Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise." - Kobe Bryant
  54. "No matter what one does, regardless of failure or success, the experience is a form of success in itself." - Jack Ma 
  55. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk. In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” - Mark Zuckerberg
  56. “Success builds character, failure reveals it.” -Dave Checkett
  57. "Quit or be exceptional. Average is for losers." - Seth Godin
  58. "The attempt to avoid failure makes failure more likely." - Ed Catmull
  59. "An action committed in anger, is an action doomed to failure." - Genghis Khan
  60. "We are all failures - at least the best of us are." - J.M. Barrie
  61. "Sorrow, disappointment, failure - learn from them. Then let them go." - Unknown
  62. "I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion." -  Yohji Yamamoto
  63. "We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us." - Rabindranath Tagore
  64. "The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed." - Lloyd Jones
  65. "Keep your head up in failure, and your head down in success." - Jerry Seinfeld
  66. "Never let success get to your head and never let failure get to your heart." - Ziad Abdelnour
  67. "The hottest love has the coldest end." - Socrates
  68. "My best successes came on the heels of failures." - Barbara Concoran
  69. "If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it." - Criss Jami
  70. "There is no growth or success without change." - Ed Catmull
  71. "Don’t bury your failures, let them inspire you." - Robert T. Kiyosaki
  72. "The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing." - Henry Ford
  73. "Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it." - George Santayana
  74. "Failure doesn’t kill you… it increases your desire to make something happen." - Kevin Costner
  75. "Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future." - Norman Vincent Peale
  76. "First principle: never to let one’s self be beaten down by persons or by events." - Marie Curie
  77. "Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure." - Sylvester Stallone
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