82+ Best Fear Of Failure Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Inspirational fear of failure quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Fear Of Failure Quotes

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

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

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. – George Burns

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

A fear of weakness only strengthens weakness. – Criss Jami

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Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something. – Frederick Smith

Don’t face the fear, and you’ll be its slave. Face the fear, and now you are its master. The death of fear is then certain. – Giovanni Dienstmann

You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky

Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel

There is no impossibility to him who stands prepared to conquer every hazard. The fearful are the failing. – Sarah J. Hale

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

There is no failure except in no longer trying. – Chris Bradford

The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed. – Lloyd Jones

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. – George Edward Woodberry

Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success. – Denis Waitley

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? – Vincent van Gogh

Fear of failure is a ticket to mediocrity. If you’re not failing from time to time, you’re not pushing yourself. And if you’re not pushing yourself, you’re coasting. – Eric Zorn

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

I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try. – Nikki Giovanni

No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure. – Napoleon Hill

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. – Theodore Roosevelt

Do one thing every day that scares you. – Eleanor Roosevelt

If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original. – Ken Robinson

If you don’t try at anything, you can’t fail, it takes back bone to lead the life you want. – Richard Yates

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

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. – George Herman

There is no failure except in no longer trying. – Elbert Hubbard

Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes. – James A. Froude

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. – Ambrose Bierce

Don’t be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed. – Lily Tomlin

To overcome the fear of failure, do what makes you fearful. – Debasish Mridha

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

You cannot reach the pinnacle of success without overcoming the fear of failure just like you can’t reach space without overcoming the attraction of gravity. – Debasish Mridha

They fail, and they alone, who have not striven. – Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. – Louis E. Boone

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. – Michael Jordan

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Confucius

Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not. – Virgil Thomson

We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do. – Samuel Smiles

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. – Napoleon Bonaparte

We shouldn’t be fearful of failure because is not a monster as we think it is. It’s just a training ground for those who are really striving for excellence in life. – Euginia Herlihy

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

Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it. – Mia Hamm

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. – Andre Gide

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

Those who are acquainted with failure acquire the unique ability to dare without fear of it. – Joyce Rachelle

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

The only failure is not to try. – George Clooney

Fear is only as deep as the mind allows. – Japanese Proverb

If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. – Morihei Ueshiba

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie

Alfred Pennyworth: Took quite a fall, didn’t we, Master Bruce? Thomas Wayne: And why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up. – Batman Begins

Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be. – John Wooden

It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success. – Ellen DeGeneres

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. – Paulo Coelho

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

Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at something that doesn’t really matter. – D.L. Moody

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise. – Unknown

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. – Bertrand Russell

Failure is success if we learn from it. – Malcolm Forbes

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

He knows the water best who has waded through it. – Danish Proverb

Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel

One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again. – Henry Ford

Fear of failure is fiction, face this fact and fear will fall. – Amit Kalantri

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. – C.S. Lewis

Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic. – Unknown

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain. – Frank Herbert

Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. – Zig Ziglar

Success isn’t permanent and failure isn’t fatal. – Mike Ditka

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. – George Herman Babe – Ruth

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. – Buddha

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. – Dale Carnegie

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

For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. – Mary Kay Ash

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. – Napoleon Hill

I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. – Bill Cosby

No man is a failure who is enjoying life. – William Feather

Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet. – Robert H. Schuller

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. – Abraham Lincoln

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

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