On the closeness of victory & the nearness of defeat

This quote is from Henry Ward Beecher and it is one of the best quotes I’ve read in months, if not years.

“It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible. Do not then be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause.”

I’m out of town visiting my parents right now, so I’ll be back to blogging more regularly next week.

Happy holidays to all!

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