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"You can’t just go out and waste perfect chances to do something amazing. ”
--- Noah Smith
To Try Is To Fail
By Noah Smith (10 year old speed skater)……

To try is to fail. Sometimes that’s just the way you have to put things. When your coach says  to do something better don’t just say that you’ll try it, say that you’ll do it. When you want to meet you goals trying just isn’t good enough. You can’t just go out and waste perfect chances to do something amazing. Sometimes you have to take risks. That’s just  how people succeed in life. Next time you have your chance remember, to try is to fail.....

…… Continued by Sue Ellis
I have a motto – There is no  TRY, there is only DO.
Many times when I someone say “I’ll try” it is said without real commitment. It is said in a manner that leaves room for failure.
Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with ‘trying’, as long as it is done with an absolute commitment to success. Will you nail it right away? Maybe, maybe not. But at least by making the commitment you have a better chance at success. Perhaps the first ‘try’ you were somewhat successful, but not 100%. That’s OK. You keep making the commitment to succeed every time you do it. This way there is a measure of success not only in doing it, but you can assess how successful you are each time in accomplishing the goal. There is also 100% success in effort, which allows a better chance of doing it just the way you want to do it. Continue to give 100% commitment in effort to doing it and eventually you will have 100% success in execution!

"I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying."
--- Dale Carnegie