Even though failure is an inevitable part of success, dealing with the devastating effects of it isn’t very easy. Bouncing back from failure doesn’t happen overnight. It requires a lot of effort to be made in the direction of getting back on your feet and moving forward with your entrepreneurial journey.
Looking for inspiration when facing hard times can help you recover quicker. Here are 12 quotes that will help you get yourself together and find the strength within even if you think that it is impossible to keep walking on your entrepreneurial path.
“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all. In which case, you fail by default.” J.K. Rowling
“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” Denis Waitley
“When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.” Ellen DeGeneres
“It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated…it is finished when it surrenders.” Ben Stein
“Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.” Robert T. Kiyosaki
“When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel.” Eloise Ristad
“Embrace failure. Missteps and roadblocks are inevitable but are ultimately an opportunity to learn, pivot, and go after your goals with new perspective.” Jenny Fleiss
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Nelson Mandela
“With a hint of good judgment, to fear nothing, not failure or suffering or even death, indicates that you value life the most. You live to the extreme; you push limits; you spend your time building legacies. Those do not die.” Criss Jami
“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” Johnny Cash
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” Margaret Thatcher
“I consider your rejection a lucky charm, because everything that ever happened in my life came on the heels of failure.” Barbara Corcoran