Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.  —Dr. David M. Burns

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Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.

DR. DAVID M. BURNS

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Ally AUGUST 28, 2017
I love this

Sandor from L.A. AUGUST 28, 2017
I was wrong many times, but I didn't see it. When I'm wrong now , and if I see it , I can adjust , I may be able to corect my actions. Its there where the blessing of or life's show up, I think.

deen mohammad from Dhaka , Bangladesh AUGUST 27, 2017
Perfect quote for all

Phil from Sanford,NC AUGUST 26, 2017
I liked this..We don't need to always be right but humble enough to understand that we can correct our views for the good of all and particularly ourselves.

Juliette from Texas/Midland AUGUST 25, 2017
No matter how many past hurts and mistakes...I will continue to get bck up after every time


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