1 Step Back, 2 Steps Forward
“Fall seven times, get up eight.” -Â JapaneseÂ Proverb
“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams
“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” – Chinese Proverb
“Never give in. Never. Never. Never. Never.” – Winston Churchill
“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson
These quotes all say the same thing. No matter how many obstacles you run into, what matters is that youâ€™re able to overcome each of them, one at a time.
“TwoÂ stepsÂ forward, one step back” is usually a negative term to describe someone who is having trouble making progress. But switched around, “1 Step Back, 2 Steps Forward” means that instead of grousing or feeling guilty about a misstep, you can still come out ahead if you put your head down and push forward.
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Good inspirational piece.