Good Things About Failure

There are some bad things about failure, that doesn't mean failure is all around bad; fortunately to know, failure can provide important benefits and lessons. Here are some good things and lessons about failure that makes the agony effects of failure less severe.

The Top Ten

1 Failure is not a step backward

This is a good reminder for those who tend to think the opposite said title of the listing; unfortunately, the majority of people think that failure is a step backwards. If you fail from a certain attempt, you should be able to learn a lesson from it; that is not a step backward, but instead a forward closer to success as long as you're constantly determined. - illusion

Good list, so many are afraid of failure, but don't understand you can't have success with failure - germshep24

Just like in Meet the Robinsons you learn more from failing then you do from success and you just gotta keep moving forward. - egnomac

Interesting list here... - EvanTheNerd

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2 You'll eventually succeed

You may think that you always fail repeatedly each attempt; eventually, given the opportunities failure has given; the more you fail on something, you should be able to have better chances of succeeding the next attempt or so on. - illusion

You can't succeed if your afraid to fail. - egnomac

or give up - shadomatrix

True - 23windomt

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3 You'll learn

Failure is one of the sources and is an educative tool for learning multiple useful lessons, and reminds you to not only fall on the same fate making the mistake again, but you'll learn how to fix that mistake, what's important to focus on, tackle problems wisely, and eventually learn to see things in a different meaning. - illusion

4 Success is better with failure

It is commonly known that you experience failure first before succeeding when persuading a certain goal. With failure, and it's opportunities, values and lessons, motivation; how much you've failed and learnt from it; the hard work you've done, reaching success is more sweeter, and can be more satisfactory this way. - illusion

The more failures you've experienced, the better the success will be - darthvadern

5 Failure can drive you

Passionate in a goal, whether you experience any kind of failure, it encourages and reminds you to try again, repeatedly for each attempt; persistent motivation is the key to keep staying determined when experiencing failure, repeatedly each attempt until succeeding. - illusion

6 Failure isn't the end of the world

Just because you fail from a certain thing, doesn't mean it's the end of the world; at least you've tried, better than not even trying at all; worse if you give it up. You don't have to stop from reaching a certain goal or put everything down due to repeated failures or you encounter a severe failure. Keep being determined and try reaching that certain goal again, then you'll realize that failure isn't permanent or the end. - illusion

Well this depends in what context you mean. If you fail defeating some dude trying to destroy the world, then it is the end of the world but I see your point nevertheless - darthvadern

7 Encourages creativity

Failure can encourage us to use creativity, that means sparking some different ideas and experimenting with either cleverly different methods, or staying in the same angle but with slightly different changes to avoid falling into the same fate. - illusion

8 It shows your capability

Failure shows how capable are you and who you are; clearly pointing out your strengths, and your flaws, driving you to improve these flaws in order to reach success. - illusion

9 Failure can develop courage

If you have a strong enough personality, getting used to failure can eventually help you develop and keep courage for each failure, having the ability to take risks, overcoming and facing the fear called failure the vast majority don't want to experience. - illusion

10 Builds resilience

Failure is sometimes an agonizing thing to experience, but less for those who are stoic having experienced repeated failures. Failure gives you ways and methods to tackle the negative emotions from overwhelming your thoughts; quickly recovering you from the negative effects of failure that is resilience, one of the most important traits a person must have in life. - illusion

The Contenders

11 It prepares you for triumph in life
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1. Failure can drive you
2. Failure is not a step backward
3. You'll eventually succeed
1. Failure is not a step backward
2. You'll eventually succeed
3. You'll learn
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2. Failure can develop courage
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