You build on failure. You use it as a stepping sto…

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.

So, I learn from my mistakes. It’s a very painful way to learn, but without pain, the old saying is, there’s no gain. I found that to be true in my life. You miss a lot of opportunities by making mistakes, but that’s part of it: knowing that you’re not shut out forever, and that there’s a goal you still can reach.

Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.

You’ve got to know your limitations. I don’t know what your limitations are. I found out what mine were when I was twelve. I found out that there weren’t too many limitations, if I did it my way.

After about three lessons the voice teacher said, “Don’t take voice lessons. Do it your way.

~Johnny Cash

Published in: on February 26, 2006 at 6:35 pm  Leave a Comment  

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