Quotes of Collapse

“ A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure: try to please everybody. ”

- Herbert Bayard Swope

“ So, fall asleep love, loved by me....for I know love, I am loved by thee. ”

- Robert Browning

“ Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime . Not failure, but low aim is crime. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ All honor to him who shall win the prize. The world has cried for a thousand years. But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears. ”

- Joaquin Miller

“ And what greater calamity can fall upon a nation than the loss of worship. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your successes. ”

- Doug Larson

“ The ripest fruit first falls. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. ”

- Rudyard Kipling

“ Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. ”

- Samuel Beckett

“ Failure too is a form of death… ”

- Graham Greene

“ 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

“ If you are doing your best, you will not have to worry about failure. ”

- Robert S. Hillyer

“ Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure. ”

- S. I. Hayakawa

“ I do not fear failure. I only fear the slowing up of the engine inside of me, which is pounding, saying, "Keep going. Someone must be on top; why not you?". ”

- George S. Patton

“ What voice did on my spirit fall, Peschiera, when thy bridge I crost? 'Tis better to have fought and lost That never to have fought at all! ”

- Arthur Hugh Clough

“ One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you maybe fall in love again. ”

- Judith Viorst

“ But the fruit that can fall without shaking, Indeed is too mellow for me. ”

- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

“ When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into — matrimony. ”

- George Farquhar

“ I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. ”

- George Burns

“ Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ They, that unnamed "they," they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up — and I swear when I went down quite often I took the fall; nothing moves a mountain but itself. They, I've long ago named them me. ”

- Gregory Corso

“ Every time a child says, "I don't believe in fairies," there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead. ”

- James M. Barrie

“ He that is down needs fear no fall He that is low, no pride. ”

- John Bunyan

“ Success is never certain. Failure is never final. ”

- Robert Schuller

“ Not failure, but low aim, is a crime. ”

- Ernest Holmes

“ I felt shame and failure, for all the compromises I'd made in my life. I could feel his silent disapproval of me. It was an oppressive thing. ”

- Joyce Maynard

“ It is never too late with us, so long as we are aware of our faults and bear them impatiently. ”

- Jacobi

“ Although strength should fail, the effort will deserve praise. In great enterprises the attempt is enough. ”

- Sextus Propertius

“ Tis one thing to be tempted, another thing to fall. ”

- William Shakespeare
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