As Winston Churchill said, “Success is the ability to move from failure to failure not losing enthusiasm.”

While mistakes happen from time to time, it’s important to keep a sense of humor. Enlighten has collected 20 photos that show how the simplest things can go so terribly wrong.

“My dog Bailey tried to steal stuff out of my daughter’s purse. He got stuck, and came over to me for help.”

milesf / imgurThat’s what an epic fail looks like.

OldManStar / imgurWhen you literally have to run from your problems.


Axwe8/redditThis festive cake kills any festive mood.

argyles / imgurThis comfortable chair with a great view.

brewmahn / imgurWhen “getting stuck at the railway station” turns literal.

Short person problems.

Pauznet / imgurI was driving slowly when suddenly this pillar appeared in front of me out of nowhere!

Microwave ovens helping you to watch your diet.