Failures can provide a host of ideas of what not to do but can also show you what was tried and the method used. In finding out what was previously done, you can also research better ways of doing something than was originally done. In other words, finding
failures reveals what not to do and this discovery is a key lesson to understand.
Byron Pulsifer, Dreams To Reality Thought for the Day |
Compassion is not only relevant to those who are blameless victims,
but also to those whose suffering stems
from failures, personal weakness, or bad decisions. You know, the kind you
and I make every day.
Kristin Neff, Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
I often speak to people who wonder why they continue to fail.
In many situations, they are concentrating their efforts
in the wrong places period.
Les Brown, Up Thoughts For Down Times
Inspirational Quotes |
When you reach an obstacle, turn it into an opportunity. You have the choice.
You can overcome
and be a winner, or you can allow it to overcome you and be a loser.
The choice is yours and yours alone.
Refuse to throw in the towel. Go that extra mile that failures refuse to travel.
It is far better to be exhausted
from success than to be rested from failure.
Mary Kay Ash Choices |
The long and short of many people who fail even before they begin is
the fear of failure. And, as strange as it main seem, it is also true that
some have the fear of success.
Byron Pulsifer, What Is Procrastination Fear |
It may interest you to know that approximately ninety-eight out of
every hundred people are totally without a major goal,
and it is significant that approximately the same percentage of people
are regarded as failures.
Andrew Carnegie Goals |
Complete failure only occurs when you stop learning.
Beyond that, failure is fuel that can propel you to the next level because
it forces you to try again and maybe differently the next time.
Dyea Smith, Failure Is Fuel
Mountain top experiences are great, but we live most of our lives in the valley. It has been said that we learn more from
our failures than we do from our successes.
William Johnson, Destiny: Who Am I? Why Am I Here, Now What Do I Do?: Your Path to a Successful Life
Where would we be if the great inventors stopped trying after they'd first failed? Failures make us stronger and wiser.
They're the building blocks of success.
Buffy Andrews, A Grandmother's Legacy: 365 Notes to Live By
The way to take full advantage of the grace God wants
to pour in and through your life is to focus
on Him and His grace instead of yourself and your failings.
Tony Cooke, Grace: The DNA of God
Failure is not the end especially when you know how to accept
failure for what it really is. Too often, many people associate failure
with giving up relative to whatever they are attempting.
Catherine Pulsifer, Accepting Failure Never Quit Quotes |
The problem with the definition of failure is that it does not present
the positive side. By this I mean that failure is not the end of the game
but only an opportunity to start afresh taking advantage of problem
solving skills that show what went right more than what went wrong.
Byron Pulsifer, Problem Solving Skills Positive |
Unless they invest in the difficult task of creating new things,
American companies will fail in the future
no matter how big their profits remain today.
Peter Thiel, Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
Just because a storm hits, it does not mean that you are doomed to fail.
The storm will not last forever. It will pass.
Tyler Green, Communication in Marriage: How to Create an Unbreakable and Meaningful Relationship that Lasts
Being an entrepreneur isn't an easy feat, there are many ups and downs,
you WILL FAIL
several times before you reach that level of success which you desire.
Lisa Marie Stringer, 5 Rules to Persevering In Your Life
Many are the times that we focus so much on our failures that we cease
to see the good, the achievements.
T. Whitmore, Fearless: Embrace the Resistance (How Adversity Builds Character and Wisdom)
The trick is to look at this failure just as a temporary defeat or a
great learning opportunity or just as one another way that the given task
could not be accomplished or a problem that could not be solved.
Jaspinder Grover, Secrets to Unleash Your Creative Thinking, Instant Procrastination Cure and Learning How To Forgive
Do not associate success or failure with your personality. If you have
failed to accomplish a task, you have not failed as a person.
Lenny Olsen, Confidence Hacks
When you fail just learn from it and move on, try not to do the same
Fred Juliusson, Get Going! Life is Short!
Instead of viewing failure as the end, successful people persevere
and try again.
Skip Powell, Success Habits 101
Failure means another opportunity to improve.
Robert Gardner, Get Rich Slowly
To learn from failure, you have to accept that you have failed,
not feel sad about failing,
and then use failure as feedback on how to improvise your actions,
behavior or thinking to get
the desired happiness in the next attempt.
Swaati Shiv, A Course in Emotional Management
Most of the time we learn much more from our failures than
we do from our successes.
Maggie Huffman, Whoops! I Forgot to Achieve My Potential Time |
The future is always carved out in the present, if out of our fear of possible failures; we do not act or take a decision today on some
of our very critical matters, we are prepared more likely to destroy our tomorrow even before it comes.
Rajneesh Chaturvedi, Taming Mind Decision |