Excel Inspite of Failures and Handicap!!!

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1) Lost his job.

2) Got defeated in the legislature.

3) Started a business and failed.

4) The wife died of a fatal disease.

5) Experienced a nervous breakdown.

6) Contested for election in the legislature and lost.

7) Tried for nomination in a political party and lost.

8) I applied for the post of land officer and didn’t get it.

9) Contested for senate and lost.

10) Contested for vice president and lost.

11) Again, contested for senate and lost.

…and two years later…

Got Elected as President of America!!


Abraham Lincoln

Failure Does Not Mean

1) Failure does not mean you are a failure.

It means you have not yet succeeded.

2) Failure does not mean you will never be able to do it.

It means you have to do it in a different way.

3) Failure does not mean you have accomplished nothing.

It means you have learned something.

4) Failure does not mean you are inferior.

It means you are not perfect.

5) Failure does not mean you have wasted your life.

It means you have to start afresh.

6) Failure does not mean you should give up.

It means you should try very hard.

7) Failure does not mean you will never achieve.

It means it takes a little longer.

8) Failure does not mean God has abandoned you.

It means God has a better idea! You will get the idea if you have faith in Him.

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” —  George E Woodberry

We Can Change and Succeed

1) Abraham Lincoln was a poor farmer’s son. After several losses, failures, and defeats, he went on to become the president of America.

2) Albert Einstein didn’t speak until the age of four, and he didn’t read until the age of seven. His teachers labeled him “slow” and “mentally handicapped.”. He was just an ordinary patent clerk. He went on to become a world-famous, Nobel Prize-winning scientist.

3) Franklin D. Roosevelt was paralyzed in both legs, yet he was the president of America.

4) Homer was blind, and yet he became the greatest Greek writer.

5) Helen Keller was blind, deaf, and dumb, but that didn’t prevent her from becoming a renowned writer.

6) Demosthenes was a nervous stammerer, but that didn’t prevent him from becoming a well-known Greek orator.

7) Beethoven was deaf, yet he could become a renowned music composer.

8) Thomas Alva Edison was very hard of hearing from a young age and was labeled by his school teacher as “too stupid to learn”. This “stupid” boy went on to become one of the most famous, prolific and greatest inventors of all time, holding a world record of 1093 patents for his inventions.

9) Malathi Holla was polio-stricken and had undergone 25 surgeries. She won 150 gold medals in discus throw, etc.

10) Sharad Kumar Deekshit had two heart attacks, was crippled on the lower side of the body and had his vocal cords removed. Yet he could perform 45,000 surgeries free of charge!

11) C. N. Janaki had both legs stricken with polio; yet became a famous swimmer, as mentioned in the book, Special People by Oxford University.

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” —  Beverly Sills

Instead of blaming darkness, light a candle if you can!

Stop blaming everyone and everything for failures and setbacks. Instead, take action.

Change can start with ourselves and can begin only from within.

Generate enthusiasm
Operate to your potential
Destroy negative attitude

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  1. Chhaya Mukherjee

    Just wonderful ” Exel inspite of failure “

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