What Does Success Mean?

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Wei-Yu Lu (Winnie)
Ms. Hasting
DSPW 0800 103
Final draft
April 19, 2011
What does Success Mean?
When it comes to the word “success”, It’s believed that everyone is familiar with it and everyone would feel great about it, want more of it, and work towards it. Success is just the opposite of failure people might say commonly. When somebody finished the goal or reached the expectations he or she set, it’s having called succeeded! However, the term of success may have a deeper reason, inner inspiration, and truly meaningful of it. To that, it means somebody really did their best and have done their best, in that case, it can be called “SUCCESS” to all situations, no matter whether the result is good or not. And also, people have succeed because people are doing their favorite things and change themselves on bad habits.

First of all, to people, success is that people have done all themselves best even if they failed. According to the dictionary, success refers to “the achievement of something that you have tried to do or wanted to do”. People like it; they think that it is a wonderful situation and makes them feel like they are a winner. They might think their hard work was accepted. When people are in a position of success, they totally feel happy, hopeful, and self-confident. According to the belief, if they failed, they would be a loser and deny all their efforts. There is a popular American magazine saying that goes like this, “The man who has done his level best, and who is conscious that he has done his best, is a success, even though the world may write him down as a failure”. For example, somebody didn’t get great grades on the writing course, but he or she really did his or her best after all. He or she should accept the results with a clear conscience. Do not be frustrated and hopeless. It is enough if people tried their best. We called this bad result “success”.

Secondly, success is to change yourself. To change yourself is the most difficult...
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