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All you need to Know about Quotes About Failure

Failure provides a lot of inspiration and subjects for quotes, and we love collecting quotes about failure on this site. Below are some of the questions that we frequently get asked about failure quotes.

If you’re just interested in the quotes themselves, then check out the side bar to see a full list of all the Failure quotes that we have on the site.

Frequently Asked Questions About Failure

Which authors have written about Failure?

Throughout the years, a lot of writers have written on the subject of failure. But everyone has to have their favorites, and at Quotation Oasis, we particularly like the Failure quotes written by these authors

  • JK Rowling
  • Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Stephen King
  • John Steinbeck
  • Maya Angelou
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • George Orwell
  • Harper Lee
  • Mark Twain
  • Charles Dickens
  • William Faulkner
  • Arthur Miller
  • John Green
  • Neil Gaiman
  • David Foster Wallace
  • James Joyce
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • F Scott Fitzgerald

We are always trying to add new quotes to the site, so please keep checking back for new failure quotes from the authors above and please don’t hesitate to let us know if you’d like to see more failure quotes from a particular author on the site.

Which themes are most often covered in quotes about Failure?

The good thing about failure quotes is that they can cover such a broad range of topics and themes, but some of our favorite topics and themes that failure quotes cover are -

  • Fear of failure
  • Overcoming failure
  • Learning from failure
  • Perseverance
  • Success
  • failure
  • Failure
  • growth
  • Failure
  • innovation
  • Failure
  • creativity
  • Failure
  • resilience
  • Failure
  • risk-taking
  • Failure
  • self-improvement
  • Failure
  • motivation

What are some of the best and most popular quotes about Failure?

There are so many great quotes about failure, but we’ve picked out some of our favorites below. We hope you enjoy them.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Henry Ford

Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Truman Capote

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Henry Ford

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Michael Jordan

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.
Morihei Ueshiba

Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes it's built on catastrophe.
Sumner Redstone

There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Elbert Hubbard