Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle.
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As human beings, our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Oliver Goldsmith said that first, but every moment we get to put that attitude into practice, making it into a habit, by being excellent.
As Ralph Marston said...
Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
Robert F. Kennedy had another variation on this theme, when RFK said,
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
I get knocked down, but I get up again, you're never gonna keep me down...
"Tubthumping" is much catchier than Dwayne Wade's "fall seven times, stand up eight" commercial, which repurposes an old martial arts line...
...don't just be a cat in a box like all the other cats...
"The reason we fall is to learn to pick ourselves up." -- Batman
Actually, it was Alfred who said, "Why do we fall sir? So we might learn to pick ourselves up..."
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that's why I succeed. ~Michael Jordan
Always be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle. ~Plato
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. ~Malcolm S. Forbes
Master your instrument, master the music, and then forget all that bullshit and just play. ~Charlie Parker
Success is never final, failure is never fatal. ~John Wooden
They told me I didn't understand the assignment and I told them they didn't understand life.
There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.
Life has many different chapters for us.One bad chapter doesn't mean it's the end of the book.
If you've never failed, then you've never lived. Life = Risk ...
Learning is a gift. Even when pain is your teacher.
I know that it hurts, but keep trying.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might set the world in the right direction. ~Martin Kornfeld
Having courage does not mean we are unafraid.Having courage and showing courage means we face our fears.
We are able to say, "I have fallen, but I will get up."
~ Maya Angelou
Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you. You just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.