did-you-kno: Smart people underestimate themselves; ignorant people think they’re brilliant. It’s a cognitive bias called the Dunning-Kruger effect, where the highly skilled assume that things they find easy are also easy for others, and the unskilled are so incompetent that they can’t recognize their own stupidity. Source
How many times did you try to be successful at the same thing and fail? Three? Four? There are successful people who have tried to accomplish the same thing 1000 different ways and succeeded on attempt number 1001!