That stepping-stone was the failure that leads him to his new chapter of grandeur. Like Rowling says, “The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive. You will never truly know yourself, or the strength of your relationships, until both have been tested by adversity.
So if failure is a stepping stone to success then why does this word have such a negative connotation? I think we need to change the way we think and speak about failure. The following words I heard at a weight watchers meeting and I think these words can become a philosophy for life “You are going to fall, but that doesn’t matter, what matters is how long you stay lying down.” So, that.