181/365 Ninety nine percent failure

Like all emotional experiences, success and failure manifest most strongly in our bodies. Therefore, the place to start working on those emotions is in the body.

Failure is the building block of success. Soichiro Honda famously said, “Success is 99 percent failure.” Thomas Watson said, “If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.” There is even a popular Chinese proverb that says, “Failure is the mother of success.”

What distinguishes successful people is their attitude toward failure, and specifically, how they explain their own failures to themselves.

from Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)
by Chade-Meng Tan

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