20 Failure Quotes That Will Actually Help You Motivate Yourself

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August 1st, 2019   |   Updated on March 19th, 2020

Don’t let failure kill you. Each Failure gives you an opportunity to change your direction, to learn something new and start afresh.

He who loves the smell of failure knows that it is not fatal. You should have strength to face your failure .


There is a lesson to learn from every failure. Every defeat should make you stronger.


Here Are 20 Failure Quotes That Will Actually Help You Motivate Yourself:


1. “Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield


2. “Fail, fail again, fail better.” – Samuel Beckett


3. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill


4.  “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – Henry Ford

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5.  “Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I’ve met people who don’t want to try for fear of failing.” – J.K. Rowling


6. “I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” – Herbert Bayard Swope


7. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote


8. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou


9. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

10. “Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.” – Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe


11. “Success, after all, loves a witness, but failure can’t exist without one.” – Junot Díaz


12. “I think perfection is ugly. Somewhere in the things humans make, I want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.” -Yohji Yamamoto


13. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem


14. “A bad day for your ego is a great day for your soul.” – Jillian Michaels

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15. Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.” – C.S. Lewis


16. “It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” – Ellen DeGeneres


17. “it’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.” – Zig Ziglar


18. “You make mistakes, mistakes don’t make you” – Maxwell Maltz


19. “Because when you find something you love, you can’t quit. Every failure pushes you harder. It’s in your soul and in your fucking heart” – Becca Ritchie

20. “Failure is when you talk yourself out of becoming something amazing.” – Rudy Francisco

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