Category Archives: Discouraged

‘Disappointed? Often! Discouraged? Sometimes! Defeated? Never!

It’s said that Thomas Edison performed fifty thousand experiments before he succeeded in producing a storage battery. You’d think he’d have had some serious doubts along the way. But when asked if he ever became discouraged working so long without … Continue reading

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Disappointed but not defeated

You’ve probably heard how Abraham Lincoln was defeated seven times before winning the Presidency of the United States, and how Vincent van Gogh only ever sold one painting during his lifetime, even though today they bring tens of millions of … Continue reading

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Disappointed, discouraged, defeated?

I have a friend who has spent most of his life working with people in distress. He has a motto based on some words from the Bible that say: “We are often troubled, but not crushed; sometimes in doubt, but … Continue reading

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