"However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure."
"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."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 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."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 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."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Steve Jobs
"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
"The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art."
"For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art."
"Resolve and thou art free."
"The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain."