Success As One Of The American Dream

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Sintya Sintya English 112- 09:00 a.m. Professor Wittlake 28 April 2015 Success as One of The American Dream When we hear the word “success”, we often think of wealth and money. To some people, the embodiment of being success is earning a lot of money. In fact, the concept of success is primarily based on how much money a person earns. However, each person views the definition of success differently. One way to define success is something that has more to do with flash than it does with substance. John Wooden, an American basketball player and coach view success as “a peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming” (JLP). John Wooden believes that true measure of success comes simply when someone do the best they can do, no matter what the outcome is. This shows that some people view success in a way that does not deal with wealth and money. Success is considered as one of the American Dream which each individual have at least dream of achieving it at some point in their life. Although this simple word can be defined in various ways, to achieve success require rigorous hard work, sacrifices, strong motivation and a wild interpretation of success. Success is an interesting word to all of us, from the earliest age even to the grave’s edge we cannot be indifferent to it. The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines success as the fact of getting or achieving wealth (“Success”). However, an
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