Never – ever – stop acting.
Never stop trying.
Your failure will not be falling short of your goal. Your failure will be – when you give up.
Get it in your head that: Resistance is futile.
For “failure” is not the time to quit and go home. It is the time to reassess, regroup, and attempt another wa.
One tactic, is to stick around long enough.
Try selling all this to an 18-year-old…
On the path to successful action, we will fail—possibly many times. And that’s okay. It can be a good thing, even. Action and failure are two sides of the same coin. One doesn’t come without the other. What breaks this critical connection down is when people stop acting—because they’ve taken failure the wrong way.
-Ryan Holiday, The Obstacle Is The Way