Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes
  1. #1
    “If you don’t learn the easy lessons, they get harder. (Pain is one way the universe gets your attention.)”
  2. #2
    “If you’re not failing, you’re probably not really moving forward.”
  3. #3
    “One of the greatest problems people have with failure is that they are too quick to judge isolated situations in their lives and label them as failures. Instead, they need to keep the bigger picture in mind.”
  4. #4
    “The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Forget motivation. Just do it.”
  5. #5
    “As the saying goes, ‘God uses people who fail—‘cause there aren’t any other kind around.‘”
  6. #6
    “Ninety percent of all those who fail are not actually defeated. They simply quit.”
  1. #7
    “Why worry about things you can’t control when you can keep yourself busy controlling the things that depend on you?”
  2. #8
    “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like and do what you’d rather not.”
  3. #9
    “If you know who you are, make the changes you must in order to learn and grow, and then give everything you’ve got to your dreams, you can achieve anything your heart desires.”
  4. #10
    “Errors become mistakes when we perceive them and respond to them incorrectly. Mistakes become failures when we continually respond to them incorrectly.”
  5. #11
    “No matter what you’ve experienced remember this: There are people who’ve had it better than you and done worse. And there are people who’ve had it worse than you and done better. ”
  6. #12
    “Little progress is better than no progress at all. Success comes in taking many small steps. If you stumble in a small step, it rarely matters. Don’t gift wrap the garbage. Let little failures go.”

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  1. #13
    “You will never get to the point that you no longer make mistakes, that you no longer fail. But that’s okay.”
  2. #14
    “But I’ve come to realize that failure is a process. If you flunk a test, it doesn’t mean you failed a one-time event. The F shows that you neglected the process leading up to the test.”
  3. #15
    “Failure is an inside job. So is success. If you want to achieve, you have to win the war in your thinking first.”
  4. #16
    “Your attitude, more than your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”
  5. #17
    “Failure isn’t so bad if it doesn’t attack the heart. Success is all right if it doesn’t go to the head.”
  6. #18
    “Past hurts can make you bitter or better—the choice is yours.”
  7. #19
    “Wishing that a risk wasn’t yours to take won’t make it any easier. In fact, it might make it harder. Your attitude about it is your choice.”
  8. #20
    “The first important step in weathering failure is learning not to personalize it.”
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