Success gains us useless Trophies

January 4, 2014
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Failure, a dictionary would describe it as an antagonist but clearly not all failures result to a bad ending. Why is failure given so much of importance in a ruthless way?
Failure, is I feel a way to go back a step so that you can leap forwards into a bigger area. Even while jumping, people bend down to spring forward. Why is that a worthy thing? - Because it allows you to dive farther.
I have never declined my failure, because I think it suggested that at least I tried. Your parents or teachers might have made you feel blue by the way they would have reacted to a failure, and this itself I think resulted into us making failure a villain. It is not believe me.
How many times have you tried something and it didn’t work? - A lot probably, for me too. This doesn’t mean we didn’t put in efforts; it means we accepted what was wrong and we strained to fix and re-do it. Having an achievement in your hand on the very first try, sometimes sounds fishy to me.
No one is born to be perfect but neither imperfect. So next time you hear someone expressing failure as immoral, be sure to stand up and say that:
‘I believe failure gains us experience and success a trophy. There would be no space for too many trophies; but there would always be space for experiences in life - in a practical way.’

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Sarasmiles247 said...
Nov. 19, 2014 at 10:46 am
This is a very good statement! It's also very true, and very beautiful at that matter!
TanviKusum This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 26, 2014 at 1:41 pm
This is so true! :)
Promethean said...
Mar. 3, 2014 at 1:22 pm
Well i replied also and what's up chaitali? 
Promethean said...
Mar. 3, 2014 at 1:21 pm
yeah! I replied too. 
Promethean said...
Mar. 2, 2014 at 9:29 am
hello, I am kohli as prom, sorry as I lost the contact with you. i am hoping for forgiveness. 
Promethean replied...
Mar. 2, 2014 at 9:30 am
And yep my gmail id is ayush.porwal00
Chaitali replied...
Mar. 2, 2014 at 6:52 pm
Hi Ayush, I'd email you for sure. 
Smilegirl6362 said...
Jan. 15, 2014 at 12:26 pm
I think this is a awesome post, it's okay to fail it helps too build character. It's amazing what you can benefit from your mistakes, and failures.
Chaitali replied...
Feb. 15, 2014 at 7:42 pm
Yah! Mistakes are just a step towards experience! (:
AlexisP said...
Jan. 15, 2014 at 12:24 pm
If you get a -F it doesn't mean your a horrible person. You learn from your mistakes. Not a single person in the world is always smart and never gets something wrong. We all get F's and feel ashamed of our selfs. We all make mistakes just try harder next time. Never quit. Just try harder.
Chaitali replied...
Feb. 15, 2014 at 7:41 pm
Yah, I mean grades dont define people! There are geeks out there who wont care for someone in need..or whatever! So true (:
Football25 said...
Jan. 15, 2014 at 12:24 pm
Failure isn't really that bad everyone is human we learn from our mistakes look at bill gates he had to mess up more then anyone and look we're it got him just bc you failed doesn't mean you quit at it push forward you won't know if you can't get it if you don't try harder everyone has there talent. Be patient
Chaitali replied...
Feb. 15, 2014 at 7:40 pm
Agreed...True (:
LesleyB:) said...
Jan. 15, 2014 at 12:24 pm
For now on I'm gonna think of failure like stated in article , we're only human , how else will you learn unless you make mistakes
Chaitali replied...
Feb. 15, 2014 at 7:39 pm
So true..good way to deal it!
Lanimal This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 13, 2014 at 1:37 am
Great job! I will definitely refer to this if I'm ever feeling disappointed about something. Keep up the good work! :)
Chaitali replied...
Jan. 13, 2014 at 4:07 pm
Very well...I am happy that I helped. Keep following (:
Ray--yoThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 10, 2014 at 10:47 am
Perfect precision, Chaitali, and very well written; and the ending statement summed it all up. I'd have gone with a more theatrical opening, though. All in all, a point well put. Congrats!
Chaitali replied...
Jan. 10, 2014 at 10:25 pm
Thank You, I surely will try and do put that somewhere in maybe my next. Keep Following me (:
Hanban12 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 8, 2014 at 6:32 pm
This is a truly beautiful piece! Well done, it is very inspirational and filled with emotion; you definitely caught my attention with this. I think everyone can relate to this particular piece in one way or another, and the metaphor of success being a trophy is a wonderful topic to write about. Well done, I look forward to read more! :)
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