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How to Learn From Your Failures

July 13th, 2017

When we face failure in our lives, it’s easy to get down on yourself. But, getting down on yourself in the wake of failure doesn’t serve anyone well. Dwelling on failure rather than learning from it can be a stalling point and a way of continuing to make the same mistakes. But, learning from failure can be an amazing experience, helping to turn a loss into a success and giving you the tools to achieve great things in the best way possible.

If you’ve recently face failure and you’re not sure how to pick yourself back up, remember this: you have to know what not to do in order to learn what’s going to work the best. It’s all part of learning and growing. Here are 11 quotes about failure to remind yourself what it’s all about and how to pick yourself back up to try, try again.

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How to Learn From Your Failures

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”  – Jack Canfield

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” – Denis Waitley

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

“No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.“ – Napoleon Hill

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” -Colin Powell

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.” –Oprah Winfrey

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

“For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.” –Mary Kay Ash

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” –Thomas A. Edison

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” – Coco Chanel

What do you think? Can you apply some of these wise words to your moments of failure?

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