Is Failure a Bad Thing Failure is a common thing in our daily life. As students, we sometimes fail to get high scores in our exams. When we play games, we might be beaten by others. And there are times when we fail to do work well. All these failures happen naturally and almost every one of us has such experiences. However, there are different attitudes towards failure. Some people lose heart when they fail; they think the world is at its end. Some people don‘t take failure seriously but just let it be, while some others learn much from failure, and therefore see the light of hope through failure. In my opinion, what is really important is not failure itself, but what we think of failure and what we do after failure. As long as we don‘t give up, keeping believing in ourselves, and at the same time learn something from failure, we‘ll certainly make our mark in the end. So I am never afraid of failure, for I believe that failure is not a bad thing. Rather, “Failure is the mother of success.