"In God's world, for those who are in earnest, there is no failure. No work truly done, no word earnestly spoken, no sacrifice freely made, was ever made in vain."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Frederick William Robertson on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Frederick William Robertson on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Frederick William Robertson on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Frederick William Robertson on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Frederick William Robertson on Steve Jobs
"Instruction ends in the schoolroom, but education ends only with life. A child is given to the universe to be educated."
"We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness."
"A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful."
"The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly."
"The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds."