"I will not be discouraged by failure I will not be elated by success."
"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."Joseph Barber Lightfoot on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Joseph Barber Lightfoot 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."Joseph Barber Lightfoot on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Joseph Barber Lightfoot 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."Joseph Barber Lightfoot on Steve Jobs
"The success and the failure are not my concern, but His."
"We do not realise that we are children of eternity. If we did, then success would be no success, and failure would be no failure to us."
"The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it."
"Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee."
"Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness and remember your strength."