1. Lost his job 2. Got defeated for legislature 3. Started business and failed 4. Wife died of a fatal disease 5. Experienced nervous breakdown <ul><li>Contested in election for speaker in legislature and lost </li></ul><ul><li>Tried for nomination in a political party and lost </li></ul>8. Applied for post of land officer and didn’t get it 9. Contested for senate and lost 10. Contested for vice president and lost 11. Again contested for senate and lost AND TWO YEARS LATER….. ABRAHAM LINCOLN GOT ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF AMERICA
FAILURE Does not mean (X) It means ( ) You are a failure You have not yet succeeded You have learned something You have accom- plished nothing You have to do it in a different way You will never be able to do it You are not perfect You are inferior You have to start afresh You have wasted your life
FAILURE Does not mean (X) It means ( ) You should try very hard You should give up It takes a little longer You will never achieve God has a better idea! You will get the idea if you have faith in Him God has abandoned you
WE CAN CHANGE / SUCCEED RENOWNED MUSIC COMPOSER DEAF BEETHOVEN WELL KNOWN GREEK ORATOR NERVOUS STAMMERER DEMOSTHENES WHAT DID HE BECOME? WHAT WAS HE? NAME WORLD FAMOUS SCIENTIST ORDINARY PATENT CLERK ALBERT EINSTEIN PRESIDENT OF AMERICA POOR FARMER’S SON ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL AVERAGE SCHOOL TEACHER GOLDAMEIR PRESIDENT OF AMERICA SICK AND BOTH LEGS PARALYSED FRANKLIN. D ROOSEVELT GREATEST GREEK WRITER BLIND HOMER RENOWNED WRITER BLIND, DEAF AND DUMB HELEN KELLER GREATEST INVENTOR MATRICULATE THOMAS EDISON
WE CAN CHANGE / SUCCEED WHAT DID HE BECOME? WHAT WAS HE/SHE? NAME ONE OF THE BIGGEST CHAIN HOTEL OWNER IN THE WORLD SIMPLE CLERK M.S. OBEROI LARGEST SELLER OF WASHING POWDER (NIRMA BRAND, Rs 1,200 CRORES TURNOVER) SON OF AN ORDINARY FARMER K.K. PATEL NOW SELLS RS. 5 CRORE WORTH SHINGAR BINDI PER YEAR MATRICULATE WITH INITIAL INVESTMENT OF Rs 100 TOPIWALA GOT 150 GOLD MEDALS IN DISC THROW, ETC. POLIO STRIKEN (25 SURGERIES DONE) MALATHI HOLLA PERFORMED 45,000 SURGERIES FREE OF COST 2 HEART ATTACKS; CRIPPLED IN LOWER SIDE OF THE BODY; VOCAL CORDS REMOVED SHARD KUMAR DEEKSHIT FAMOUS SWIMMER, MENTIONED IN BOOK ‘SPECIAL PEOPLE’ BY OXFORD UNIVERSITY BOTH LEGS POLIO C.N. JANAKI
INSTEAD OF BLAMING DARKNESS, LIGHT A CANDLE IF YOU CAN! STOP BLAMING; INSTEAD TAKE ACTION
G enerate enthusiasm O perate to your potential D estroy negative attitude CHANGE CAN START WITH OURSELF AND CAN BEGIN ONLY FROM WITHIN.