10 Quotes You Should Tell Yourself When Facing Huge Challenges
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4. “Every flower must grow through dirt.” ~ Unknown
I love this quote. And it’s true: if you’re going to grow, flourish, and bloom, you’re going to have to work yourself through some dirt first.
5. “Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.” ~ Jon SinclairSo many people fear failure—often, more than anything else—but it’s something everybody does at some point.
You’re learning. Just like walking or riding a bike, the beginning stages might involve a few tumbles and a few bruises. That’s all failure is. It’s a little fall, and it’s a bruise. You get back up, brush yourself off, and keep on going. Soon, the bruise will be completely gone.
I mean, unless your failure involves something like this:
I like the failure is a bruise one, and also this one:
9. “Don’t compare your Chapter 1 to someone else’s Chapter 20.” ~ Unknown
Thank you, Unknown.
I always think of this:
"Confidence is the stain they can't wipe off." --Lil Wayne (Drop the World feat. Eminem).
Rap Genius has some interesting commentary on the entire second verse by weezy, which is pretty cool...
[Verse 2: Lil Wayne]
Thanks! I found it on Pinterest, of all places.
The airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. ~Henry Ford
haha! there's one i won't be forgetting any time soon!
I looked it up, and it really is true. The link above explains why.
and it does make a great metaphor.
Especially because it's true!