” I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. “
– Michael Jordan
Failure is one of the greatest masters that shaped the life of some of the greatest people which later on shaped the future of the world with their skills, innovation and free spirit. Everyone encounters failure at one or the other point in their journey of life but what defines their character is how they perceive it and what they do with the failure, whether they let it take over or they learn from it and let it construct them.
1: Life is not Fair
“Life is not fair, get used to it.”
– Bill gates
It might sound strange, but it is the bitter truth that we should get used to it as soon as possible.
2 : It Teaches Us to Try even Harder
“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.”
– Michael Jordan
If you aim for something and for one or another reason things go wrong and you fail at it, then next time you will try even harder and leave no room for mistakes.
3 : Builds You Stronger
“By seeking and blundering we learn.”
– Johann Wolfgang
It reveals your weaknesses and exposes loopholes in your strategy, which will help you become stronger.
4 : Trains you to Deal with Hurdles
“Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.”
– Alfred A. Montapert
Life is not flat road to walk, it is full of challenges, tests and hurdles and you have to be prepared to deal with them and take down every obstacle that comes your way.
5 : After the darkest hour, one can see the sunshine
“For every dark night, there’s a brighter day.”
– Tupac Shakur
All times are not the same, they change for everyone and no one is an exception to this rule. So, don’t loose your confidence and keep going.