Tweet Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. You May Also Like...There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. T...Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can do what others can't.I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.It's not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you are not.Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.Eighty percent of success is showing up.