Quotes about Failure

"The world is divided into two categories: failures and unknowns."

Francis Picabia born François Marie Martínez Picabia (22 January 1879 – 30 November 1953) was a French painter, poet, and typographist, associated with both the Dada and Surrealist art movements.


"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."

Denis E. Waitley (born 1933) is an American motivational speaker and writer, consultant and best-selling author.


"The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it."

Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. He was an influential exponent of the Arts and Crafts movement.