The ultimate quotes about lessons from failure.

Stretch your expectations and be inspired by failure with these quotes

Failure feels like this

Failure feels like this

The path to growth and success is full of obstacles. This reflects the reality of life's experience and you can probably relate to many personal examples.

How you respond to times of set back or perceived failure shapes your character and personality.

Amongst the following quotes are people that share their expertise and hardships, this passing of wisdom is the purpose of today's motivational quotes.

We want you to stretch your expectations and see failures as a way to reach new levels of performance.

Creating the balance between stretch goals and emotional times of celebrations at times of success.

Let’s celebrate together these voices, thoughts, ideas, and words about the failure by sharing these great quotes.

The quotes shared are not here to justify your failures, but more to help provide a deeper perspective on your journey to success. We encourage you to undertake a personal review to see how you deal with failures in each area of your life.

JAMSO encourages you to take away the fear of failure and explore what is possible. This will require the thoughts from your head into daily actions for yourself and those around you.

Your homework whilst reading:

Whilst you read through these quotes as yourself some questions.

-       How have I made others stretch their possibilities today?

-       What areas of life am I limiting my beliefs to mediocracy?

-       When was the last time I reviewed goals and process with my personal actions and interactions?

-       List 3 lessons you have learned from failures.

-       How can I help share and shape the success of my community goals?

-       Which quotes resonate with me the most and why?

-       Which quotes come from names you have not heard of before?

We have gathered some of the great minds to provide you these quotes and inspirations.

Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be
— John Wooden


Everything you want is on the other side of fear.  - Jack Canfield


Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. - Robert F. Kennedy


Giving up is the only sure way to fail. - Gena Showalter


Gratitude to Edison for this invention

Gratitude to Edison for this invention

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison


We are all failures - at least the best of us are. - J.M. Barrie


The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. - Henry Ford


It’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts. - Zig Ziglar


When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel. - Eloise Ristad


Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. - Winston Churchill


I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan


The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure. – Sven Goran Eriksson


Never let success get to your head or your failures to your heart.


Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up – Chinese Proverb


The secret of life is to fall seven times and get up eight times. – Paulo Coelho


Failure is a detour; Not a dead-end street. – Zig Ziglar


It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well as not lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. – JK Rowling


You find out if a ledge is down the edge by jumping off to look – James Doyle


Failure is good as long as you don’t make it a habit. – Michael Eisner


The better a man is, the more mistakes he will make, for the more new things he will try. I would never promote a top-level job a man who was not making mistakes...otherwise, he is sure to be mediocre. - Peter Druker 


He is foolish to blame the sea who is shipwrecked twice. - Publilius Syrus


Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.- David Lloyd George


Artists experiment and play with success through failure

Artists experiment and play with success through failure

Remember, you only have to succeed the last time. - Brian Tracy 


Many of life's failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.- Anonymous


There are no failures, only feedback. - R. Bandler


I don't know the key to success but the key to failure is to try to please everyone. - Bill William Henry Cosby 

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between, he does what he wants to do. - Bob Dylan


Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure. - Thomas Alva Edison


The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: "I did not have time." - Franklin Field 


Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
— Napoleon Hill


I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. - Anthony (Tony) Robbins


Winning isn't everything, It's the only thing. - Red Sanders


It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail. - Gore Vidal 


If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. - Derek Bok


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