There is no try
“But what if I try and fail?”
“Well, that’s better than if you’ve never tried at all.” She laughed and her smile spread wide across her face.
“The only way you’ll change something is if you take the risk and do something you’ve never done before.
Keep in mind that sometimes, to go from a bad place to a better place we need to go through a worse place. It’s a paradox, but see it as a necessary evil. If you don’t fall flat on your face, you won’t know what it feels like if you fail. Once you learn that, you’ll be more determined to succeed and…well, fly! Make sense?”
He was timid. But perhaps that was the problem to begin with. He hadn’t developed enough confidence to cope with this world. Often, we need to suffer, to crash and fall, in order to get up stronger, wiser and more stubborn to make things work.
There is no try; just do.