Failure as a part of Success

Positive Quote: “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes — understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” – Arianna Huffington


This quote speaks to me. My daughter is in her first year of college, out of state, 12 hours away from me. I find myself asking myself if I taught her everything she needs to know to be safe, to succeed, to be happy. I know I am not a perfect parent and I probably didn’t make all the right decisions. This quote helps me remember that failing is part of succeeding. Perhaps I taught my daughter that people are not perfect, that life is not rainbows and fairy tales, but that love and intent can lead one towards success. Her first semester had some snags, yet she tackled them head on and her second semester has been more successful. I am proud of her.


I need to remember that the journey can be what leads up to success, just as much as the end result. The journey, complete with mistakes, makes us who we are.


What do you think of this quote?


Have a great day.



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