Failure means no more than you pushed yourself to your limit, and this usually moves your limit out a little further. If you do pull-ups until you fall from exhaustion, you will be able to do a couple more the next time you try. If you fail a math test, you know what you need to study. When a relationship ends, you learn what you want in the next.

A choice that leads to failure is better than choosing nothing. At least when we fail, we have the opportunity to learn something. At least when we fail, we know what to avoid the next time. At least when we fail, we can be proud that we tried. And that is more than most can say. 

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