Our list of Nelson Mandela Quotes
Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.
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The Nelson Mandela's quote says that we should not only look at a person's success but also at the process by which he arrived at it and observe how he could rise from difficult situations.
Success is realizing a worthwhile goal or ideal that we cannot get overnight. Instead, we must face countless difficulties and gain enough experience to overcome ourselves and rise higher and higher until we reach what we define as success.
People often look at a celebrity as a god descended to earth, infallible and inimitable.
The natural attitude we need to have is one of proper analysis. Observe how those celebrities have succeeded and understand where they could have done better. If we know where celebrities went wrong, then it means that we can replicate their success by failing less.