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Listen to the Ancestors Wise Words on life's failure

Ancestors say failure creates opportunities, here are wise words from African ancestors to start your life climb.

Who climbs falls. Wise Words from Africa African Proverb means to keep trying, do not give up on you, try and try again. Keep climbing, no matter how little the steps, if you believe it will work listen to wise words from Africa. Wise people know any attempt to climb higher, even if it fails, is better than no attempt.

Who climbs falls, try and try again. Once you attempt to find a solution to problems in your life, do not give up if the first solution. Try something else and if that does not work, try something else, keep climbing. End the bad habit of killing time with wasted negative thoughts and start the climb.

Perseverance is the key to you unlearning bad habits and learned helplessness because if you only try once and it does not work, you may have only strengthened your learned helplessness. Who climbs falls and that is ok, to achieve the greatest success, you have to embrace the fall and not fear. Accept the wise words from Africa falling merely means there is something to be learned or another direction to be taken to climb the ladder of success.


Who climbs falls - African Proverb. Keep trying, do not give up on you, try and try again.
Listen to the Ancestors Wise Words on failure

Through wise words and African sayings, your ancestors taught you life is meant to be climbed, not to settle. Your dreams matter, follow the words from the ancestors from your heart and you will not regret it. Stop wasting time thinking about how or why it will not work and start the climb.


Listen to the Ancestors Wise Words on life's failure.

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. - Henry Ford

Try again. Fail again. Fail better. - Samuel Beckett

The only time you don't fail is the last time you try anything — and it works. - William Strong

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas Edison

There is no failure except in no longer trying. - Elbert Hubbard

Supposing you have tried and failed again and again. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down. - Mary Pickford

A man may fall many times, but he won't be a failure until he says that someone pushed him. - Elmer G. Letterman

There are defeats more triumphant than victories. - Michel de Montaigne

Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God. - Charles Horton Cooley

The men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed. - Lloyd Jones

Perseverance, self-reliance, energetic effort, are doubly strengthened when you rise from a failure to battle again. - anonymous

A man of intellect without energy added to it is a failure. – Sebastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort

He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts. - Richard Whately

It is the height of folly to throw up attempting because you have failed. Failures are wonderful elements in developing the character. – anonymous


Listen to the Ancestors Wise Words on failure
Listen to the Ancestors Wise Words on failure

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