I once dieted so religiously I quit eating in church.
Failing is an event, not a person. Yesterday ended last night.
U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has been described as founder of the Bull Moose Party, the man who led his troops up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War, a big game hunter, family man, civic servant and a host of other things.
Just saying you are better than good won't make it so. But, when you understand what it takes to live the better than good life, and you apply yourself, your life will truly be better than good.
You can't hit a target you cannot see, and you cannot see a target you do not have.
It's not where you start or even what happens to you along the way that's important. What is important is that you persevere and never give up on yourself.