Choose your friend carefully. There’s no good in being around people that aren’t pushing you to become more then you already are. And you should also do the same for them. Win – Win relation is what you should looking for.
“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
– Mark Twain
Associate yourself with greatness and do your best to be deserving of that association. Great people will accept you around if you are willing to do what is needed to be great too.
Take the chance to be around greatness when it is offered to you. Even if you don’t get to join permanently right away, you’ll do better the next time.
“When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder.”
– Natalie Gulbis
Greatness will accept you around not because you succeed, but because you are actively reaching for success. Failing is not the end. It’s just one more step unto greatness.
“Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement.”
– Tony Jaa
Improvement is the consequences of keep doing it.