Errors become mistakes when we perceive them and respond to them incorrectly. Mistakes become failures when we continually respond to them incorrectly.
Other John C. Maxwell quotes:
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction becomes the biggest step in your life.
Sometimes we hold on to our possessions because we fear we might run out - life seems scarce. But when we believe that giving is the way to live, we will produce more in the future - life seems abundant.
Find something they liked to do so much that they would gladly do it for nothing. Then I suggested they learn to do it so well that people would be happy to pay them for it.
Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.
The ability to understand people is one of the greatest assets anyone can ever have.
Negative talking is contagious.
To be successful is to be helpful, caring, and constructive, to make everything and everyone you touch a little bit better. The best thing you have to give is yourself.
Success is gained in inches at a time, not miles.
Successful people do what is right no matter how they feel, and by doing right, they feel good.
People must learn how to think well to achieve their dreams and to reach their potential.