75+ Best Failure Quotes You Need To Remember

Failure can lead to success when evaluated correctly. So, it should not be considered as a defeat. Encourage yourself when you fail and don’t worry. Inspirational failure quotes will shed light on you and motivate you for overcoming by seeing as an opportunity to reflect, review and rise again.

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Famous Failure Quotes

The secret of life is to fall seven times and to get up eight times. Paulo Coelho

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt

It is impossible to live without failing at something 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

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. Calvin Coolidge

When you take risks, you learn that there will be times when you succeed, and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important. Ellen DeGeneres

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday. Wilma Rudolph

Failure is another stepping stone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey

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

I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. Michael Jordan

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

Failure is a part of the process. You just learn to pick yourself back up. Michelle Obama

It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions especially selfish ones. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail. Confucius

A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it. Alexandre Dumas

We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success. Arianna Huffington

I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success. J. Paul Getty

When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel. Eloise Ristad

The young think that failure is the Siberian end of the line, banishment from all the living, and tend to do what I then did which was to hide. James Baldwin

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Edison

Before success comes in any man’s life, he’s sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That’s exactly what the majority of men do. Napoleon Hill

It’s only when you risk failure that you discover things. When you play it safe, you’re not expressing the utmost of your human experience. Lupita Nyong’o

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery. Winston Churchill

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates

The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get rich quick theory of life. Theodore Roosevelt

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. John F. Kennedy

You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which clicks. Florence Scovel Shinn

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the business world today, failure is apparently not an option. We need to change this attitude toward failure and celebrate the idea that only by falling on our collective business faces do we learn enough to succeed down the road. Naveen Jain

There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period. Brene Brown

One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them. Thomas Sowell

There are no failures just experiences and your reactions to them. Tom Krause

I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. Tony Robbins

It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates

It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful. Sylvester Stallone

Don’t fear failure not failure, but low aim is the crime. In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail. Bruce Lee

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. Johnny Cash

The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying. Roy T. Bennett

You must accept that you might fail then, if you do your best and still don’t win, at least you can be satisfied that you’ve tried. If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals, you don’t branch out, you don’t try you don’t take the risk. Rosalynn Carter

Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. Benjamin Franklin

I have self doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill. We all have self doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it. Kobe Bryant

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.  Robert F. Kennedy

You must accept that you might fail then, if you do your best and still don’t win, at least you can be satisfied that you’ve tried. If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals, you don’t branch out, you don’t try you don’t take the risk. Rosalynn Carter

One who fears failure limits his activities. Henry Ford

Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

Let the fear of failure be the background noise of your success. Giovanni Dienstmann

No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so called trauma but we make out of them just what suits our purposes. Alfred Adler

A fear of weakness only strengthens weakness. Criss Jami

As a boss, as a CEO, as a creative director, as a chef, I’ve learned that failure will always come. I’ve learned to give it a big squeeze, smile at it, humble myself to it and then use it as a springboard to send me on my way to strength, success, and fulfillment. Christina Tosi

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. Elbert Hubbard

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down. Mary Pickford

Giving up is the only sure way to fail. Gena Showalter

Once you start a working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest. Chanakya

The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure. John C. Maxwell

Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement. Florence Scovel Shinn

I have not failed. I have found 10,000 ways that don’t work. Thomas Edison

I believe in never giving up, no matter what the odds. My mantra is, Failure is temporary. Giving up is permanent. Kiran Mazumdar

Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett

The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God’s children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil. H. L. Mencken

The master has failed more times than the beginner has tried. Stephen McCranie

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure which is Try to please everybody. Herbert Bayard Swope

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. Beverly Sills

Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins. Charles Stanley

Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will. Suzy Kassem

The woman is a gentle, loving bond who encourages, consoles, builds, reconciles, and makes all things new and vibrant. The woman is strength in time of suffering, courageous in failure, intuitive in time of danger. A woman is ingenuous when all fails, resourceful in times of want, and a true helpmate for man. Mother Angelica

Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Denis Waitley

Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement. Tony Jaa

You have to be able to accept failure to get better. Lebron James

Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes. John Dewey

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Johnny Cash

At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure. Erin Cummings

Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure. George Eliot

Fear seems to have many causes. Fear of loss, fear of failure, fear of being hurt, and so on, but ultimately all fear is the ego’s fear of death, of annihilation. To the ego, death is always just around the corner. In this mind-identified state, fear of death affects every aspect of your life. Eckhart Tolle

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. Maya Angelou

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