Posts Tagged ‘trying’

“People always say Thomas Edison failed at making the light bulb a thousand times in a row. He didn’t fail. He was experimenting with different filaments of wire. He was trying new ideas. And he learned every time. Again, nothing is really ‘failure’. Unless you label it that way. And give up.

I treat everything as an experiment. It helps me start something new. And it helps me prevent getting stuck in the past.

FAILURE = EXPERIMENTATION”

-James Altucher

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No Hope?

Posted: August 17, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” -Dale Carnegie

You’re trying to break out of the ordinary.  So an ordinary effort won’t cut it.  You will need to sustain an extraordinary effort.  This is hard.  But it’s how you make money.” -Steve Sjuggerud

Give Up?

Posted: September 3, 2015 in Thought for the Day
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“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do.” -Ella Fitzgerald