We all get bogged down by failures. Failures can demoralize us at time, but we have to understand that failures are part of life and it is only by working harder that we can be successful in life. We cannot let failures pull us back. Let's look at the life of Abraham Lincoln for some inspiration. He had failed many times in his life, had a nercous breakdown too, but finally reached his goal of becoming the president of the United States of America.

Here is a brief timeline of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham lincoln is considered one of the greatest presidents

1831 - Failed in business
1832 - Defeated for legislature
1833 - Again failed in business
1834 - Elected to legislature
1835 - Sweetheart died
1836 - Had a nervous breakdown
1838 - Defeated for speaker
1840 - Defeated for elector
1843 - Defeated for Congress
1846 - Elected for Congress
1848 - Defeated for Congress
1855 - Defeated for Senate
1856 - Defeated for Vice-President
1858 - Defeated for Senate
1860 - ELECTED PRESIDENT

Moral of the Story:
Never ever give up. One day you surely would be very successful.