"There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake."
"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."Robert Fripp on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Robert Fripp 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."Robert Fripp on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Robert Fripp 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."Robert Fripp on Steve Jobs
"A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable."
"Linguistic philosophers continue to argue that probably music is not a language, that is in the philosophical debate. Another point of view is to say that music is a very profound language."