Go back a little to leap further.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Half of the failures in life come from pulling one's horse when he is leaping.
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.
Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.
Failure is blindness to the strategic element in events; success is readiness for instant action when the opportune moment arrives.
Newell D. Hillis
They fail, and they alone, who have not striven.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do.
I was never afraid of failure, for I would sooner fail than not be among the best.
It is foolish to fear what you cannot avoid.
Stultum est timere quod vitare non potes.
He that is down needs fear no fall.
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth
One who fears failure limits his activities.
Failure is only the opportunity to more
intelligently begin again.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.
Our greatest glory consist not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.
Nelson A. Rockefeller
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Vincent van Gogh
The greatest men sometimes overshoot themselves, but then their very mistakes are so many lessons of instruction.
Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes.
James A. Froude
It is the want of diligence, rather than the want of means, that causes most failures.
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed--I well know.
For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
There is no impossibility to him who stands prepared to conquer every hazard.
The fearful are the failing.
Sarah J. Hale
Disappointments are to the soul what thunderstorms are to the air.
Johann C. F. von Schiller
Failure teaches success.