— Jean Ingelow British writer 1820 - 1897
Chapter 3, John Jerome, His Thoughts and Ways (1886)
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941
„If failure has the strength to turn your life into bitterness itself, then patience has the strength to turn your life into the sweetest joy. Do not surrender to fate after a single failure. Failure, at most, precedes success.“
— Sri Chinmoy Indian writer and guru 1931 - 2007
„The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind. Failure makes people bitter and cruel.“
— W. Somerset Maugham British playwright, novelist, short story writer 1874 - 1965
„Many great failures and many great successes are due to chance and not to human folly or ingenuity.“
— Ivar Ekeland French mathematician 1944
Chapter 7, May The Best One Win, p. 138.
„people who have failed in their lives, they are suffering their failure. People who have succeeded in their life, they are suffering their success.“
— Sadhguru, Inner Management: In the Presence of the Master
— William J. Bernstein economist 1948
Chapter 7, Misbehavior, p. 177.
„Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.“
— Dale Carnegie American writer and lecturer 1888 - 1955