Tweet 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. You May Also Like...Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can do what others can't.First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.The greatest artists like Dylan, Picasso and Newton risked failure. And if we want to be great, we’ve got to risk it too.View life as a continuous learning experience.