Proverb Expansion


“Failure is not fatal; it can be the stepping stone to success, if you can make ‘the failure’ to work for you.” “Failures are our best teachers; they are the mirrors who show us our real face.”

Every successful man fails at some time. Failure tells you about your weaknesses, shortcomings, lack of preparations, and lack of efforts. So, if you can manage to learn from failures, you will definitely reach where you started out to go. Making a mistake is not a crime, and, the ability to learn from it contributes to lasting success. Extract the lesson to be learnt from failure and try again with redoubled vigour. Facing failure makes us stronger, wiser more resolute, and spurs us on to greater efforts. There is no failure in truth saves from within, unless we are beaten there, we are bound to succeed.

‘Failures’ mean lack of preparation, lack of competitiveness, lack of analyzing the things properly. Failures not only tell us that we couldn’t prepare ourselves up to the level of success and reveal our shortcomings, but also give us encouragement to try again with more preparations, with more labour and with more hard work. Failures are the stepping stones to success.

All successful men have failed, not once but several times, in their life, but they analyzed the things in real perspective and tried again with more vigour and zeal and got success. Failures should not be allowed to create frustration, desperation or disappointment. Instead failure should be taken as a boon which gives you strength to fight back with fierce fortitude and invincible zeal.

One, who tries, is always better than the one who dare not try. Only a person who dares to try can have a chance of success. Blessed are those, who once failed, is a saying worth to follow. It means that the failures make us capable to evaluate our shortcomings and purge us to reach the higher ideals, higher planks.

Abraham Lincoln failed very many times in his life, but never got frustrated and fought with more determination, with full devotion and became the President of America. Indian freedom fighters including Mahatma Gandhi, Jawahar Lai Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel, saw the face of failures not once hut several times, but never daunted or became desperate. They all had fought to attain the sacred goal of attaining freedom, and as a result, they attained it.

Nothing that cornea too easily is worth satisfying? When you want to succeed, be ready to pay the price for it, which includes braving failures and setbacks and remaining persistent with your efforts till the goal is achieved. The reasons of failure may seem staggering if viewed collectively but looked at individually, they no longer remain formidable.-You can either be defeated or discouraged by failure or you can learn from it; analyze the causes of failure, remove them and endeavour again with all your strength and energy, and that will surely get you success.

Mere idle talk, day dreaming aimless drifting do not take you to your goal, but only divert your attention and dissipate your energy and strength. Hardships, obstacles, failures are normal impediments in the way of success. They are not to be evaded but are to be faced bravely, courageously and with double vigour.

A child can seldom learn to walk, without making sustained and sincere efforts in the process destrite tumbling and falling down a number of times. His failure never deters him from standing again. The doggedness in the child’s resolve lies in making any number of attempts to stand up and walk whatever be the pain or fear of fall.

The failures are the /real path-indicators of success. The failures give us clues to rectify our mistakes and tell us how to club our efforts in the right direction so that one day we get success positively.

Our greatest glory is in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Little minds are tamed and subdued by failures, misfortunes, but great minds rise above them. We must face every adverse circumstance as its master and do not let it master us. Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their failures in the beginning. So, failures are the pillars of success, stepping stones to success.