Quote by Ted W. Engstrom
We must expect to fail... but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process.
This quote emphasizes the importance of embracing failure as an opportunity for growth and learning. It suggests that rather than being discouraged by failure, we should adopt a mindset that enables us to learn from our mistakes and avoid repeating them. By remaining determined and resilient, we can extract valuable lessons from our failures, improving our understanding and performance. This approach allows us to maximize the benefits gained from each experience, leading to personal and professional development.
'Exactly,' he said, while he leant forward excitedly, for all the world like a Jack-in-the-box let loose. 'Precisely; and you are a journalist - call yourself one, at least - and it should be part of your business to notice and describe people. I don't mean only the wonderful personage with the clear Saxon features, the fine blue eyes, the noble brow and classic face, but the ordinary person - the person who represents ninety out of every hundred of his own kind - the average Englishman, say, of the middle classes, who is neither very tall nor very short, who wears a moustache which is neither fair nor dark, but which masks his mouth, and a top hat which hides the shape of his head and brow, a man, in fact, who dresses like hundreds of his fellow-creatures, moves like them, speaks like them, has no peculiarity.'