Failing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old failing quotes, failing sayings, and failing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember. Anne Sullivan Macy
The answer lies in preventing failures not in looking for better ways to fix the children who are failing. William Glasser
There's always failure. And there's always disappointment. And there's always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums. Michael J. Fox
You're never a failure until you fail to get up. Evel Knievel
You have to stop yourself from even thinking about failing. Julie Taymor
Failure isn't fatal, but failure to change might be John Wooden
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all in which case, you fail by default. J.K. Rowling
You don't go into anything contemplating failure, because if you did, you wouldn't make it. Simon Cowell
The secret to failing isn't failing; the secret to failing is failing forward. Royce White
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. Ralph Waldo Emerson
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. Abraham Lincoln
We will all fail in life, but nobody has to be a failure. Failing at a thing doesn't make you a failure. You are only a failure when you quit trying. Joyce Meyer
When you are offended at anyone's fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. By attending to them, you will forget your anger and learn to live wisely. Marcus Aurelius
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel
It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world. Charles Kettering
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail. Confucius
Without failing at one thing, there won't be an opportunity to try again, learn and grow. Life isn't static but dynamic. Learn to embrace whatever situation you may face and strive to overcome. Believe in yourself, knowing your best is yet to come. Kemi Sogunle
Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel
If you aren't failing, you aren't trying. Woody Allen
Failing is what we do, or stumbling is what we do on a daily basis. Sandra Bullock
Failing isn't bad when you learn what not to do. Albert Einstein
Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough. Elon Musk
Failing to plan is planning to fail. Alan Lakein
Failure is not an option. Failure is necessary. We try. We fail. We learn. We adjust. Craig Groeschel
You will fail many times but in failing you'll learn and in learning you'll find your way. Remember, there are no mistakes in life but only lessons, and lessons will keep on repeating until learned. Paulo Coelho
Failing doesn't have to mean not succeeding, Astro Teller
Don't be afraid to fail. Don't waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It's OK to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing. H. Stanley Judd
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford
One of the greatest weaknesses in most of us is our lack of faith in ourselves. One of our common failings is to depreciate our tremendous worth. L. Tom Perry
If you are not failing now and again, its a sign you are not doing anything very innovative. Woody Allen
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself. Charlie Chaplin
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. Buddha
Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall! Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote