Successful people have one thing in-common. They’ve all failed once in life. Don’t let failure stop you from attaining your goal. Explore inspirational quotations & sayings for overcoming failure.

Failure Quotes

Failure refers to the state of not being able to achieve the intended objective. Failure can be perceived differently by different people, depending upon the mindset and situation of the person. While failure may cause some people to lose hope and give up on their goals, others consider it essential for success. By learning from failure we take one step towards success. We have many examples of how people learnt from their failure and eventually lead a very successful life. Who hasn’t heard the story of Thomas Alva Edison who found out 1500 ways not to make an electrical bulb? If failure doesn’t breed success, then how else can you explain the life of Michael Jordon who was cut from his high school varsity basketball team in his sophomore year? Abraham Lincoln lost his first state elections, but went on to become one of the most successful presidents of USA.  Failure carries with it valuable lesson. If you analyze your failure with the right mindset, then it might help you in achieving your dreams. Here are some failure quotes which will inspire you to take your failures in a positive way.
Quotes On Failure
  • Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. - John Woodens
  • My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. - Abraham Lincoln
  • Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill
  • Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. - Zig Ziglar
  • Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. - Napoleon Hill
  • No man ever achieved worthwhile 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
  • I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying. – Micheal Jordan
  • It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. - Bill Gates
  • Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. - Dale Carnegie
  • Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. – W Clement Stone
  • Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. - Henry Ford
  • My reputation grows with every failure. - George Bernard Shaw
  • Try again.  Fail again.  Fail better. - Samuel Beckett
  • We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery. - Samuel Smiles
  • Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. - Robert F. Kennedy
  • Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know. - William Saroyan
  • To be wrong is nothing unless you continue to remember it - Confucius
  • The best way to succeed is to double your failure rate. - Bill Gates
  • Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail. - Confucius
  • 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 fail and keep trying. - Tom Hopkins
  • If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down. - Mary Pickford

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