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Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure.

Author: S. I. Hayakawa (1902-1992)

Profession: Canadian Born American Senator, Educator

He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.

Author: Joseph Heller (1923)

Profession: American Author

Sometimes the best gain is to lose.

Author: George Herbert (1593-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

No man is ever whipped until he quits in his own mind.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

If you are doing your best, you will not have to worry about failure.

Author: Robert S. Hillyer

Profession:

Accept failure as a normal part of living. View it as part of the process of exploring your world; make a note of its lessons and move on.

Author: Tom Hobson

Profession:

There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

Success is 99 percent failure.

Author: Soichiro Honda

Profession: Japanese Industrialist, Founder of Honda Motor Corporation

I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.

Author: Tom Hopkins

Profession: American Sales Trainer, Speaker, Author

I never see failure as failure, but only as the game I must play and win.

Author: Tom Hopkins

Profession: American Sales Trainer, Speaker, Author

A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher