Mother Tongue

Topics: Failure, Reliability engineering, Failure rate Pages: 1 (414 words) Published: April 1, 2013
Euihyun Kim
SDV 100 - Lola Everett
Part 2 Final exam
Quote I chose that is more relevant in my life is "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." by Michael Jordan. What this quote means is that it is not about your lost of the game or whenever you fall, it is about if you get up after your defeat. You should never stop trying no matter how hard life can be, no matter how hard life pushes you down, you should always keep your head up. The last part of Jordan's quote is what drives me to achieve my goal even after I fail over and over. One must know what it feels to fail, and with numerous trials of failure then one will push himself harder next time. Those who are afraid to fail will never come close to their potential goal because failure is a motivation to work harder in the future. When we see Michael Jordan, we assume he is the greatest basketball player in history and how succesfull he became. But, the reason why he became very succesfull is because of his numerous amount of failure. This quote is relevant in my life because after I read his quote during my sophmore year, I accepted failure. I always hated losing and failing, but I never thought how failing will only drive my motivation to work harder. I wrestled my sophmore year through senior year, but i kept losing when I was in my sophmore year. I worked harder during practice, and as time progressed, my abilities and my winning stats rose every day I stepped on the mat. I finally realized, I achieve because I failed numerous of times. But, not only did this quote help me on the mat, but it helped me in my life as well. Whenever I struggle or fail at anything I do, this quote always reminds me that, everyone fails and with failure we achieve. This quote has helped me to never give up and to share it with people that no...
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