Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Reaction to Rejection

"The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure."
— Chinese proverb*

Frog bookplate by Zhang Fen Quan
Via Washington Printmakers


*Via The Routledge Book of World Proverbs, by Jon R. Stone

2 comments:

  1. Interesting thought, as failure often leads to other ideas.

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    1. Yep. I think he may have meant we should persevere, but I have been redefining and eliminating the word "failure" in my artistic career. I prefer to use the term "less successful." Both ideas will lead to progress. Thanks!

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