You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up.
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
The comic and the tragic lie inseparably close, like light and shadow.
There was a moment in my life when I really wanted to kill myself.
And there was one other moment when I was close to that. But even in my most jaded times, I had some hope.
To find a friend one must close one eye -- to keep him, two.
Study nature. Love nature. Stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
Remember: the average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
I know of no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you.
There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.
Extraordinary creature! So close a friend, and yet so remote.
Keep your mouth closed until your mind is in gear.
A closed mouth catches no flies.
Curiosity opens doors. Blame closes them.
Part of me is afraid to get close to people because I'm afraid that they're going to leave.
People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.
When you're writing, it's as if you're within a kind of closed world.
Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to she shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen child. Anything can be.