The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.
When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.
I firmly believe that unless one has tasted the bitter pill of failure, one cannot aspire enough for success.
All wars signify the failure of conflict resolution mechanisms, and they need post-war rebuilding of faith, trust and confidence.
There is a certain aesthetic pleasure in trying to imagine the unimaginable and failing, if you are a reader.
I'm quite interested in my own mental processes, simply because I'm a failed scientist, and because I'm interested in how the brain and the mind works, and I like to avoid easy descriptions.
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
I have had unsuccessful films, but I learned a lot from those films. I give my failures as much importance as my success.
When all else fails, complicate matters.
War is the greatest failure of mankind.