Fear Of Failure Sayings and Quotes

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

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. Johnny Cash
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
A fear of weakness only strengthens weakness. Criss Jami
Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something. Frederick Smith
Don't face the fear, and you'll be its slave. Face the fear, and now you are its master. The death of fear is then certain. Giovanni Dienstmann
There is no impossibility to him who stands prepared to conquer every hazard. The fearful are the failing. Sarah J. Hale
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill
There is no failure except in no longer trying. Chris Bradford
The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed. Lloyd Jones
Fear of failure is a ticket to mediocrity. If you're not failing from time to time, you're not pushing yourself. And if you're not pushing yourself, you're coasting. Eric Zorn
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
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original. Ken Robinson
If you don't try at anything, you can't fail, it takes back bone to lead the life you want. Richard Yates
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail. Bruce Lee
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. George Herman
To overcome the fear of failure, do what makes you fearful. Debasish Mridha
Giving up is the only sure way to fail. Gena Showalter
You cannot reach the pinnacle of success without overcoming the fear of failure just like you can't reach space without overcoming the attraction of gravity. Debasish Mridha
They fail, and they alone, who have not striven. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. Louis E. Boone
We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do. Samuel Smiles
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. Napoleon Bonaparte
We shouldn't be fearful of failure because is not a monster as we think it is. It's just a training ground for those who are really striving for excellence in life. Euginia Herlihy
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy
Those who are acquainted with failure acquire the unique ability to dare without fear of it. Joyce Rachelle
Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes. John Dewey
Failure isn't fatal, but failure to change might be. John Wooden
It's failure that gives you the proper perspective on success. Ellen DeGeneres
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho
Let the fear of failure be the background noise of your success. Giovanni Dienstmann
Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at something that doesn't really matter. D.L. Moody
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel
One who fears failure limits his activities.Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again. Henry Ford
Fear of failure is fiction, face this fact and fear will fall. Amit Kalantri
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. C.S. Lewis