Fear of Failure

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”

Fear will always tell you what you’re not. Joyce Meyer
I failed my way to success. Thomas Edison
“perfect love drives out fear…” (1 John 4:18)

If there is one thing that holds many of us back from achieving our potential and from receiving all the blessings that are available to us, it is not failure itself, it is Fear of Failure.

“Since we took to the sky, we have wanted to fly faster and farther. And to do so, we’ve had to believe in impossible things and we’ve had to refuse to fear failure.” (Regina Dugan).

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” Theodore Roosevelt

“Half of the failures in life come from pulling one’s horse when he is leaping.” Thomas Hood

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.”  William Shakespeare

“Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.” Napoleon Hill

“Failure is blindness to the strategic element in events; success is readiness for instant action when the opportune moment arrives.” Newell D. Hillis

“They fail, and they alone, who have not striven.”  Thomas Bailey Aldrich