Quotes For People Who Know You Win Some And You Lose Some

I'll be the first to admit that I am definitely not perfect. In fact, I'd say I'm probably the farthest thing from it.

There was once a time in my life where I agonized over trying to be the best of the best at something, or at the very least not the worst. But now that I'm older, and maybe just a little wiser, I've realized one very important thing about life:

You win some; you lose some.

The cold-hard truth of the matter is that it's entirely unrealistic to think you'll succeed at everything you do or try.

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For years I've struggled to accept the fact that I can't do basic math problems in my head, or that the second someone starts talking numbers, I lose all comprehension of the conversation.

But that's okay, because I'm good at other things.

I think one of the most important things we can do as people is recognize our own flaws.


For example, in addition to my poor grasp on math, I'm also incredibly clumsy and have bruises all over my body to prove it.

Some might even call me a "walking disaster", though I think a "tripping disaster" would be more accurate.

Also, I've noticed that my eyesight has gotten significantly worse lately, and that's something I should really address soon.


After all, I'm starting to think think I shouldn't be trusted behind the wheel without glasses if I can't see my exit sign before I've almost passed it.

But that's what passengers are for, right?

I guess what I'm trying to say is that as humans, we are inherently flawed, and that's totally fine.


If we were all perfect specimens, life would be pretty boring. We need those random moments of stupidity and mistakes to remind us that we are, in fact, human.

So if that means struggling to calculate sales tax, tripping over your own feet, or even trying to get out of your car with your seat belt on, then so be it.

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