‘fail better’ (samuel beckett)

We just discovered there’s an entire Wikiquotes page on FAILURE, something we write about a lot because it’s such an essential part of improvising, discovering, living… Our favorite quote still and always: Samuel Beckett (from Worstword Ho):

Try again. Fail again. FAIL BETTER.

Some of the most liberating words we’ve ever read.

(This poster we saw over at Swiss-Miss reminded us.)

Related posts: what is failure?
‘without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible’
on the rightness of being wrong via TED
stefan sagemeister on ‘serious failure’ and training the mind
j.k. rowling on the fringe benefits of failurex

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