Quotes of failed

  1. You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men. – Max Beerbohm
  2. Naturalism aimed at giving the primitive wishes full play but failed because these wishes are too primitive, too infantile, too inconsistent with themselves to be satisfied even by the greatest license. – John Desmond Bernal
  3. One can't doubt that the American objective in Iraq has failed different plans have to be made. And the kernel here is the acknowledgement of defeat. – William F. Buckley, Jr.
  4. My best investment is my imagination, because it has never failed to bring me my greatest returns! – Randy Castillo
  5. A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself. – Georges Clemenceau
  6. True as this is, it is also true that for one who won through there were many who gained nothing, and it was, and is, the sheer weight of numbers of those who failed of this that has made their influence on the modern life as pervasive and controlling as it is. – Ralph A. Cram
  7. The fact is, Bush's war policy has failed It's failed Who better to say so than Jack Murtha? – Rahm Emanuel
  8. Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure. – S. I. Hayakawa
  9. If I'm not moved by what happens at the end of this play, then I've completely failed and so has the play, and so has our production. And if that's the case then there really isn't any reason to want to do it. – Judd Hirsch
  10. So the reason that the Bay of Pigs failed was that the original promise made by Eisenhower was not kept by the subsequent Administration. It allowed hostile air to wipe out the approaching invasion force. – E. Howard Hunt
  11. At times we expected the allies unquestioningly to follow our leads; sometimes we failed to consult them in advance before reversing policies; at other times we ignored their requests. – Richard Kerry
  12. I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life- you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations... We all have dreams. – Annie Lennox
  13. I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away. – Thomas Love Peacock
  14. I think that comedy really tells you how it is. The other thing about comedy is that- you don't even know if you're failing in drama, but you do know when you're failing in comedy. When you go to a comedy and you don't hear anybody laughing, you know that you've failed – Carl Reiner
  15. I realized some of the pitfalls of being well -known; it was nice if you were successful, but it made it just that much harder to take when you failed – Lawrence Welk

Usage examples for failed

  1. Now, just where had he failed – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  2. He had not failed her. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  3. I'll 'phone you when the house is taken, and if you don't hear from me again, why, you'll know the plan has failed and I'm a prisoner. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  4. But if it failed – The Plunderer by Roy Norton
  5. But when the moments came in which such confidence might be made, her courage failed her. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  6. And with it all, the whole thing has failed – The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths
  7. The dinner failed of the pleasure he had expected from it. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. It was often the case that we both failed in our part and we went down together. – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  9. If he failed – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  10. But he has done a brother's full duty, and he is honestly sorry that he has failed – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  11. After they were gone my mind run upon having them called back again, and I sent a messenger to Blackwall, but he failed – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  12. Have I entirely failed – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  13. " Yes," said Marion, " and failed – The Chautauqua Girls At Home by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
  14. You don't really consider that you have failed do you, Tom? – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton
  15. And that night, for the first time in many years, the little prayer failed to bring him comfort before he closed his eyes in sleep. – The Poorhouse Waif and His Divine Teacher by Isabel C. Byrum
  16. They watched anxiously for Sitting Eagle, but the day ended and he failed to return. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  17. The fact is, he said bitterly, that you three have failed to do what you were sent to do. – William Tell Told Again by P. G. Wodehouse
  18. When he died, his work seemed to have failed – An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707) by Robert S. Rait
  19. He would succeed where they had failed – The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899] by James Rodway
  20. Don't think you failed Bart. – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley