My Life Of My Early Life Essay

1872 Words Sep 21st, 2016 8 Pages
My early life, in retrospect, has been dedicated towards overcoming hardship and personal affairs. Aside from everyday occurrences, now is the time that I can focus on my development, goals and aspirations in life. Up until I started attending college, I never gave my goals in life much thought. After experiencing numerous epiphanies, several of those “a-ha” moments, learning some of life’s most powerful lessons, and learning more about myself each and every day, I now have a better idea as to who I want to be and what I want to accomplish in life. First and foremost, I always have and always will live by the motto that “opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” I will build my own future, not have it handed to me. In addition, I’ve been taught that I’m entitled to nothing in life. If I want something, I must work for it. Therefore, I have built my life on honesty and integrity and will always hold these qualities. From a young age, my parents have instilled in me to speak with honesty, think with sincerity, and act with integrity. To me, integrity is doing the right think when no-one is watching. My character is based on these qualities that I wish to follow my whole life. Too many times, we see individuals gain power, fame and fortune, and suddenly they forget who they are and where they came from. In addition to those main principles I will forever abide by, I always want to demonstrate good manners and etiquette such as: dressing appropriately, holding eye contact,…

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