"My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States."
"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."Harry S. Truman on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Harry S. Truman 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."Harry S. Truman on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Harry S. Truman 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."Harry S. Truman on Steve Jobs
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
"Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art."
"I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."
"The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it."
"You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible."