The concept of success can be defined in many ways by many different types of people, this may depend on their values and they way in which they see or define success.
1. the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one 's goals.
2. the attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like.
3. a performance or achievement that is marked by success, as by the attainment of honors: Ref: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/success
Mahatma Gandhi, was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Kathiawar, India. He studied law in London, England, but in 1893 went to South Africa, where he spent 20 years opposing discriminatory legislation against Indians. As a pioneer of Satyagraha, or resistance through mass non-violent civil disobedience, he became one of the major political and spiritual leaders of his time. His goal was to help poor farmers and laborers protest oppressive taxation and discrimination. He struggled to alleviate poverty, liberate women and put an end to caste discrimination, with the ultimate objective being self-rule for India. Gandhi achieved most of his goals which he had been told would never be possible and even after his death, Gandhi 's commitment to non-violence have been a beacon of hope for oppressed and marginalized people throughout the world.
Ref: "Mahatma Gandhi - An Unpeaceful End" web. http://www.biography.com/people/mahatma-gandhi-9305898
Mark Zuckerberg co-founded the social-networking website Facebook out of his college dorm room when he was in college with his friend which at the time was called Harvard connections. He left Harvard after his sophomore year to concentrate on the site, the user base of which has grown to more than 250 million people, making Zuckerberg a billionaire before the age of thirty. He achieved wealth above and beyond his wildest dreams and has a organization that has made itself the biggest Internet IPO in history and is still to
Cited: "Mark Zuckerberg: A Mini Biography" web.http://www.biography.com/people/mark-zuckerberg-507402? "Mahatma Gandhi - An Unpeaceful End" web. http://www.biography.com/people/mahatma-gandhi-9305898 "Michael Jordan" web. http://www.biography.com/people/michael-jordan-9358066? http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/success