Michael Jordan accepts success–and failure

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.

My two cents

Michael Jordan following through on his golf s...
Michael Jordan following through on his golf swing in 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Wow, I would never expected someone like Michael Jordan to accept failure. This quote has changed the way I think about failure. If someone successful as him can accept failure, then so can I. I think for a time I was too worried with failure to take risks. Now I know the most important thing is to try. If it doesn’t work out, then it wasn’t meant to be; I’ve done my part.

Quote source

Jordan, M (1994). I can’t accept not trying: Michael Jordan on the pursuit of excellence. HarperSanFrancisco, p. 12.

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