13 Inspiring Quotes About Failure

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It is inevitable that you will experience failure in the pursuit of success. In fact, you will probably fail more times than you will succeed. But through the lows, you’ll find the highs. You just have to keep trying. Your chance is waiting and it’s closer than you think, so don’t give up! For inspiration, read these quotes about failure:

“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 Click To Tweet

quotes about failure

“Most great people have achieved their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” —Napoleon Hill Click To Tweet

“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 Click To Tweet

“What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?” —John Green Click To Tweet

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” —Jack Canfield Click To Tweet

“Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” —Oprah Winfrey Click To Tweet

quotes about failure

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” —Samuel Beckett Click To Tweet

“You always pass failure on your way to success.” —Mickey Rooney Click To Tweet

quotes about failure

“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.” —Zig Ziglar Click To Tweet

“We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes—understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” —Arianna Huffington Click To Tweet

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” —James Joyce Click To Tweet

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” —Truman Capote Click To Tweet

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” —Albert Einstein Click To Tweet

Related: Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Failure

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1 Comment

  1. Hadi Hami on July 17, 2019 at 1:14 pm

    Failure is part of life, it serve as a stepping stone for growth and re-purpose you for a greater good. I know sometimes we want to give up when we encounter failure but giving up now only bring regret later. Don’t give up, reading these quotes is enlightenment to ones live.

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