Quotes from the Masters
On Overcoming Failure

"It doesn't matter how much milk you spill as long as you don't lose the cow." -- Harvey Mackay  

"Forget past mistakes.  Forget failures.  Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it." -- William Durant  

"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." -- Anthony Robbins  

"Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again." -- Henry Ford

"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 am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying." -- Tom Hopkins  

"He's no failure. He's not dead yet." -- William Lloyd George  

"No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes." -- William E. Gladstone

"When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal." -- Napoleon Hill  

"Winners never quit and quitters never win, unless they quit failing." -– Doug Firebaugh

"Failure is an indispensable prerequisite of success.  It is how you learn the lessons you need." -– Brian Tracy

"It is not failure itself that holds you back; it is the fear of failure that paralyzes you." -- Brian Tracy

"Admitting error clears the score, and proves you wiser than before." -- Arthur Guiterman  

"If you are doing your best, you will not have to worry about failure." -- Robert S. Hillyer

"Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit." -- Napoleon Hill

"When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind, and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power."-– Mary Pickford  

"It's how you deal with failure that determines your success."-– Rick Beneteau  

"There is nothing wrong with making mistakes. Learning from mistakes is how we grow."-– Brian Tracy  

"It is up to the leader to create a healthy environment where people are not afraid to fail. Mistakes should be seen as an integral part of the organizational process. They are a normal part of striving for excellence."-– Andrew Harve


Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International