Before success comes in any man’s life, he is sure to meet with much temporary defeat, and, perhaps, some failure.
When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to Quit. That is exactly what the majority of men do.
Failure is a trickster with a keen sense of irony and cunning. It takes great delight in tripping one when success is almost within reach.
More than 500 of the most successful men told Mr. Hill, the author of “Think and Grow Rich” that their greatest success came just one step beyond the point at which defeat had overtaken them.