"Fall down seven times, stand up eight"; the famous Japanese proverb relates to our attitude towards failure, meaning not to let ourselves be bogged down by it but to welcome it and re-try.

No the math is not wrong. We start up standing, from the moment we make a decision and take action, we are standing. If we fall, we already stood up once, thus, we've stood more than fallen at any given time.

One should learn to stand up without falling down.The eight time is when you stood up without falling. The math is