Quotation Explorer - 'Failed'

This year, or this month, or, more likely, this very day, we have failed to practise ourselves the kind of behaviour we expect from other people. - C. S. Lewis
Failure doesn't mean you have failed. It means you haven't succeeded yet - Anamika Mishra
Success is the moment you realize that all you failed at created the masterpiece of your life.~ - Bluenscottish
If Pavlov tested his cat he would have failed. - Patrick H.T. Doyle
My mother always told meNo monster lived beneath my bed,But she had failed to warn meIt laid on top of it instead. - Erin Hanson
The world in which you were born is just one model of reality. Other cultures are not failed attempts at being YOU: they are unique manifestations of the human spirit. - Wade Davis
My generation failed to change the world, but at least I did not let the world change me. - Chronis Missios
We have not seen great things done in our time except by those who have been considered mean; the rest have failed. - Niccolo Machiavelli
I do not believe in God. It seems to me that theists of all kinds have very largely failed to make their concept of a deity intelligible; and to the extent that they have made it intelligible, they have given us no reason to think that anything answers to it. - A.J. Ayer
All of us at some time will have someone to forgive for something they did or failed to do. And all of us at some time will need forgiveness for something we did or failed to do. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
I was so blinded by her talent that I didn't recognize the tremendous pain behind her work. She gave me hundreds of images, so many chances to see that she was in trouble. I failed her. - Nina LaCour
Failure Is Not Permanent, So Is The Success. So, Don't Look Down Upon People Who Are Failed While You're Succeeded. Table Can Turn Anytime. Be Gentle To Every Creation, It Ain't Cost A Thing.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
The story of grace is the Gospel of not just forgiveness, but also of redemption. God uses the weak, the ones who have failed and the ones who had run out of second chances long ago. - Kristen McNulty
My words would have not had the care with you, My words would have failed with you, My words would have hurt you,But my silence has love which cannot be expressed in words - Yasswant
So, you’ve failed many times at many things. That’s okay! Learn, grow, and move forward. With the right attitude and mindset, you can learn a lot from failure. Pay attention and keep on striving! You’ve got this! - Stephanie Lahart
I tried and failed. I tried again and again and succeeded.[Epitaph from 's gravestone.] - Gail Borden
But if the ants are not despondent because they have failed to produce a new social invention or convention in 65 million years, why should we be discouraged because some of our institutions and castes have not been able to evolve a new idea in the past fifty centuries? - William Morton Wheeler
To recognize that the greatest error is not to have tried and failed, but that in trying, we did not give it our best effort - Gene Kranz
For a kid in crisis, there is no "make it happen," only "survive today." Who am I to have the cojones to think my "critical questions" are the most important thing in this kid's life? I think of the times I was in crisis and failed to pay attention to the manila folders on my desk as an adult. - Dawn Casey-Rowe
Trust is the main part of any kind of love, if you lost it then you must be failed it. - Sudeb Gharami
When a plan fails, it does not mean we have failed. It just means we need a new plan. - Jenna Alatari
As Henry Moore carvedor modelled his sculpture every day,he strove to surpass Donatello4. and failed, but woke the next morningelated for another try. - Donald Hall
Success demands that you do EXTRA after the ORDINARY has failed. - Seun Ayilara
He hath never failed thee yet.Never will His love forget.O fret not thyself nor letThy heart be troubled,Neither let it be afraid. - Amy Carmichael
School taught me how to do language, maths and science; it failed to teach me the very basics of how to keep my home healthy. - Steven Magee
You can have a failed quest, but you can't have an achieved quest and no reward. - Sara Maitland
I don't believe in sin. My relationships that failed have failed because I somehow attract devout christians. I don't believe in virtue either. I think people just do shit and it's life. - Darnell Lamont Walker
There is no such thing as a failed test. You will learn every time you challenge yourself. - Marsha Blackburn
I haven't failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work. - Thomas Jefferson
In making up the character of God, the old theologians failed to mention that He is of infinite cheerfulness. The omission has caused the world much tribulation.
Shame is that intrinstic meter of our own heart to tell us that we have failed to follow our own moral compass.
Rarely do you regret what you have done nearly as much as what you have failed to do. - Jeffrey Fry
EVERYTIMEA GIRL WISHESTOBE A BOY BADLY, IT'S A SIGNAL THAT OUT SOCIETY FAILED IN ITS DEEDS SOMEWHERE. - Ameya Agrawal
If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain. - André Maurois
Burnout, beat-up and broken down we may limp away from a failed relationship, job or environment, but we will be better equipped to follow our hearts...thoughtfully. Our ability to see the potential in ourselves and others will determine our success. - Steve Knox
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. - William James
Money is a servant to politicians and the country.But, if the politicians and the country become the servant of the money, the politicians has failed. - Oliver Kemper
We are chasing happiness, and don't care about happiness of people who matter. Probably, we got our priorities right, but failed to set an order. We created a chaos hoping the world would fall in place itself.. - Crestless Wave
Havana, Cuba, in which city yellow fever had not failed to make its yearly appearance during the past one hundred and forty years... Havana was freed from yellow fever within ninety days. Dr. , 1902 - Walter Reed
My family of friends has kept me alive through lovers who have left, enterprises that have failed, and all too many stories that never got finished. That family has been part of remaking the world for me. - Dorothy Allison
A bird does not give up flying because it failed on its first attempt. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You won't lose anything admitting that you've failed or you are struggling just remember not to dwell on that reality. - Unarine Ramaru
A society with a great number of prisons is a totally failed society because it has terribly failed to create a marvellous society where crime is not something widespread but an exception! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Frustration is the result of failed expectations. - Stuart Kidder
If you haven't failed you haven't tried anything new... - Reshma Saujani
He who has never failed somewhere. . . that man can not be great. - Herman Melville
You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try.
Your soul is a paradise. Where gods fell in love with the demons. Where darkness and light fought, for each other's place creating an unending chaos. You are the beginning of everything, that my mind failed to incarnate. - Akshay Vasu
My greatest concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are concerned with your failure. - Abraham Lincoln
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
Socialism failed because it couldn't tell the economic truth; capitalism may fail because it couldn't tell the ecological truth. - Lester Brown
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not lived at all. In which case, you've failed by default. - J. K. Rowling
If you feel that you have boy feet planted on the ground, then the university has failed you. - Robert Goheen
I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away. - Thomas Love Peacock
And it never failed that during the dry years the people forgot about the rich years, and during the wet years they lost all memory of the dry years. It was always that way. - John Steinbeck
If you Succeed you will LEAD, if you Failed you will become WISE. - Sivaprakash Sidhu Sivaprakash G Sivaprakash Gopal, sivaprakash sidhu, sivaprakash, sivaprakash, sidh
The lack of truth in one's words and actions is manifested in the failed attempts at success. Without integrity, reinvention has no impact~ - Bluenscottish
I had never seen such sorrow; it appalled me. And I was even more appalled by her attempts to overcome it, because they so plainly, pathetically failed and in failing opened up a view of the world I had only begun to suspect, where wounds did not heal, and things did not work out for the best - Tobias Wolff
File Under General Wisdom: You want to know the difference between a master and a beginner?The master has failed more times than the beginner has tried. - Anonymous Facebook
When your ex says "I miss you", that means the person they tried to replace you with has failed. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
Einstein...even failed physics once, but he'd never thought of giving up school to make a living. - Orhan Pamuk
Fifty years of isolating Cuba has failed to promote democracy" Barack Obama, 44th and current President of the USA. "Let's move ahead!" - Captain Hank Bracker
After his failed political career, Lincoln often pondered the question of the purpose of the meaning of life. In 1850 [ten years before he was elected President], Lincoln told Herdon [his law partner] "How hard, oh how hard it is to die and leave one's country no better than if one had never lived. - Ronald C. White Jr.
I have failed many times, and that's why I am a success. - Michael Jordan
Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory. - Orison Swett Marden
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward. - Thomas A. Edison
Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living. - Gautama Buddha
American culture at large has failed working mothers. - Emily Matchar
Science was born, when religion failed to find the God! - Vishwanath S J
My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my character was welded. - Steve Maraboli
Until you learn how to confidently say NO to so many things, you shall always say YES to so many things. The real summary of a regretful life is a life that failed to balance YES and NO. Yes! A life that failed to recognize when to courageously say NO and when to confidently say YES! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. - James Baldwin
GNOSTICS, n. A sect of philosophers who tried to engineer a fusion between the early Christians and the Platonists. The former would not go into the caucus and the combination failed, greatly to the chagrin of the fusion managers. - Ambrose Bierce
My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself. - George Bernard Shaw
Have no fear in the devil and acknowledge the insecurities, mistakes of the past, and disappointments that you have long failed to accept as new beginnings and see the child within you begin to heal. - Forrest Curran
Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things. - Elise Boulding
The starvation of a child has no justification, even if the crops have failed, or the population is too large. - Compton Gage
Never restart a journey and use the same road that failed you before. - Dennis E. Adonis
The secret to my success is actually simple: I failed so many times that succeeding eventually became a mathematical certainty. - Max Hawthorne
If a story is only what it seems to be about, then somehow the author has failed. - Edward Gorey
Some of the most valued things we have in life come from changes or mistakes. Don't be afraid if you failed or if you lose someone you love, there is always the rainbow after the rain. And remember that all change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end. - Angie karan
And in the end... Not even that old familiar sensation of emptiness. Just a hint of helplessness, a frustration for a lost time from a result prematurely injured and failed. - Irina Sopas
You failed -your fart was not silent, my nose heard it's deafening noise. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Just because you took longer than others, doesn’t mean you failed. - Daniel Friday Danzor
CONSUL, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country. - Ambrose Bierce
No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive. - Thorstein Veblen
There are two things in particular that it [the computer industry] failed to foresee: one was the coming of the Internet(...); the other was the fact that the century would end. - Douglas Adams
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible. - William Faulkner
The governments and their policies have failed, the church is the last hope of the common man, I value a church that is a home for all. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Some people today are wandering generalities instead of meaningful specifics because they have failed to discover and mine the wealth of potentials in them. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
When man meets himself upon the reflexion of the mirror, it is always advisable to ask the question "Who are you?". If an unsatisfactory answer comes forth, then one must delve into the far reaches of Self and understand why he failed to answer this simple, yet transcending question. - Pablo Andrés Wunderlich Padilla
To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship. - Robert Harris
How many times you failed will not be counted, but the time you stood up and fought back will be counted. - Debasish Mridha
I failed many times, but I always found myself stronger and wiser. - Debasish Mridha
When you’ve tried everything and failed, try everything else and succeed - Benny Bellamacina
Jury: a group of twelve men who, having lied to the judge about their hearing, health and business engagements, have failed to fool him. - H. L. Mencken
I do not judge a person by their mistakes nor their failures. I judge a person by what they have learned. Because it's those failures that they learn from. A person who has never made a mistake nor failed at anything has never learned. By - Bonnie Zackson Koury
The big corporations are suddenly taking notice of the web, and their reactions have been slow. Even the computer industry failed to see the importance of the Internet, but that's not saying much. Let's face it, the computer industry failed to see that the century would end. - Douglas Adams
TIME' is something to invest but for failed people, it is a thing to be passed. - Samar Sudha
A failure is not one who has attempted and failed but one who has failed to attempt for fear of failing. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
An educator should consider that he has failed in his job if he has not succeeded in instilling some trace of a divine dissatisfaction with our miserable social environment. - Anthony Standen
When Life teaches you a lesson, write it down and use it ASAP. Many destinies have failed because of lack of attention to important details. - Asuni LadyZeal
They told me it was impossible so I tried and failed. Then I tried again and again until I made it possible. - Debasish Mridha
For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three. - Alice Kahn
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times ive 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
A mans life is interesting primarily when he has failed. I well know. For its a sign that he tried to surpass himself. - Georges Clémenceau
Jesus didn't die as a frustrated failed revolutionary. His death was the revolution. - William H. Willimon
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
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. - Kin Hubbard
The tears of my eyes watered your heart but failed to evoke a response from the barren grounds of what beats in you. They will still come and I will welcome them because they contain you. - Faraaz Kazi
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers. - T.S. Eliot
Ever Tried. Ever Failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. - Samuel Beckett
You have not failed until you accept your failure. - Udai Yadla
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the base of our splendid failure to do the impossible. - William Faulkner
it takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeded. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Maxim 6: If violence wasn't your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
Let me beg for your mercy if I have failed to earn your respect.
Walking out with the people, I didn't know which was more exciting, the air race, the parachute jump that failed, or the cunt. - Charles Bukowski
In not a single one of these little campaigns was I victorious. In other words, in each case, I personally failed, but I have lived to see the thesis upon which I was operating vindicated. And what I very often say is that I’ve lived to see my lost causes found. - Pauli Murray
No matter how many times you think you have failed, there is always another opportunity for you to succeed. - Chris Burkmenn
Devoid of any real liberty or justice, America and her children had fallen prey to what amounted to little more than a thinly veiled dictatorship. She now represented not the proud citadel of freedom, but the failed experiment of democracy. - Eric J. Martindale
The Bolsheviks killed their own most loyal supporters at Kronstadt in 1921, because they failed to understand that the revolution no longer required revolutionaries, but obedient servants. - Peter Hitchens
If men could regard the events of their lives with more open minds they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the thing they failed to obtain. - Andre Maurois
The birth of Jesus Christ is a reminder of what Adam and Eve failed to do in the Garden of Eden. - Felix Wantang
Their guilt plus their repentance should have equalled forgiveness. But they don’t feel forgiven, so they failed, which makes them feel guilty, which was why they repented in the first place, so they’re stuck right where they started: Guilty. - Geoffrey Wood
The Arab Spring whose seeds failed to bloom anything other than a chaotic mess that requires only blood to grow has contributed immensely to the rising numbers of these migrants. - Aysha Taryam
Shame is that intrinsic meter of our own heart to tell us that we have failed to follow our own moral compass.
Never get tired of dreaming no matter how failed you got. the more you fails the more it gets you wiser the more you will achieve what you're hoping for ...... Be positive - rahul kushwaha
For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed. - Ernest Hemingway
Don't act so callous to blank out good friends who failed on their way to success, just because something unusual hindered them, but you meandered out by a stroke of luck. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In the end, we always regret the life we failed to live. - Debasish Mridha
If women have failed to make universal art because we’re trapped within the personal, why not universalize the personal and make it the subject of our art? - Chris Kraus
I’m sorry, my lady, said Geric, rubbing his arm. But I failed to force an apology out of the offending goose. - Shannon Hale
REBEL, n. A proponent of a new misrule who has failed to establish it. - Ambrose Bierce
I’m not going to die because I failed as someone else. I’m going to succeed as myself. - Margaret Cho
If you have not failed, you have not really tried. - Colleen S. Myers
I failed to communicate, that's why I chose to leave - Bob Dylan
Suicide is not criminal. However, a failed attempt at it is. I wonder how someone will so much fail in life to want to take his own life and still fail at it. - Magnus Nwagu Amudi
True success is not measured by how much you have achieved but by how many times you've failed - Brian Leslie
Have you failed today? If not, you might not be trying hard enough. Failure is a part of growth, a stepping stone towards success. In its own right it is a small victory and should be celebrated as such. So I ask you again, have you failed today? - Shane E. Bryan
The great enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it. We have talked enough; but we have not listened. And by not listening we have failed to concede the immense complexity of our society—and thus the great gaps between ourselves and those with whom we seek understanding. - William H. Whyte
If you are afraid to fail, then you are afraid to succeed. You can never succeed of you have not failed. - Joban Singh Bal
The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried. - Stephen McCranie
We must thank to all the failed people in the history as they showed us the true way to success! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Patience is the path to opportunities. We gain patience through prayer and meditation. Within that vein, we never consider ourselves having failed. - Ellen J. Barrier
And I was fairly certain that my strong-enough-for-King-Kong-but-made-for-a-woman deodorant had utterly failed. --Doom with a View - Victoria Laurie
Failed coup has put the people in general on a long trudge to freedom while creating a situation to consolidate more power to exercise the legitimised arbitrariness of Erdoğanian democracy. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
If words are not music, they have failed your song. - Aditya Bhaskara
Never remember your failures but remember why you failed. - Ludiah Mong'are
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