The Key to Success in Life Essay

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Famous spiritual leader and philosopher Swami Vivekananda, once said the way to success is to
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone." To me this quote embodies what is it takes to be successful. Much like a marathon the goal isn't to come in first place and win but to simply finish and to do that you have to want to keep going, the pace at which you do so is irrelevant as long as you finish. Success has no definite definition like love it has many different meanings and holds true to different things for different people. Although society has its claims on what
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Famous spiritual leader and philosopher Swami Vivekananda, once said the way to success is to
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone." To me this quote embodies what is it takes to be successful. Much like a marathon the goal isn't to come in first place and win but to simply finish and to do that you have to want to keep going, the pace at which you do so is irrelevant as long as you finish. Success has no definite definition like love it has many different meanings and holds true to different things for different people. Although society has its claims on what success may look and feel like the path to becoming successful cannot be written down into theories and statics. Whether your meaning of success initials money, being happy, or another personal gain, one must work to obtain this. Personally I can argue that there is no actual specific key to success but many keys to achieving it , it is said that “it isn’t always the destination but the journey that was all worth it”, success should be measured by the amount of dedication, determination and passion put into making it real. Outliers: the Story of Success, written by Malcolm Gladwell, explains that there are perhaps specific formulas and scenarios one can follow and in turn become successful from it. For example in the book the outliers the

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