At an interview with Viswanathan Anand, the world renowned chess grandmaster, T. N. Raghu asked him who was his best teacher. Anand replied, “My mistakes.”
In the same interview, asked what was his advice to youngsters he replied, “Take all the opportunities and challenges that come your way. You have to enjoy whatever you do.”
(Deccan Chronicle, 13 Oct 2007, p. 8).