Essay on Success After Failure By Thomas Edison

1173 Words Sep 6th, 2014 5 Pages
Thomas Edison, the father of the light bulb, once said, “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” Success does not automatically fall free from the sky. Success is not an item that can be bought with money. Success is only visible to those who keeps trying and never gives up even when failure undermines their chance of success. Needless to say, failure happens to everyone, including myself. Failure, to some people, is a lifestyle choice that they commit in order to harvest success. Evidently, the American inventor Thomas Edison exemplifies finding success after failure. Even though Thomas failed ten thousands times before successfully created the light bulb, his perseverance had finally forced success to smile upon him even if it did not want to.
Cooking is similar to creating a light bulb but more flavorful and savory. Being talented and knowledgeable is not enough to achieve success, because success is not simply a natural commodity that is given to a person by God before birth. Contradictorily, success is attained through failures. Throughout my entire life, personal failures are certainly unavoidable since I am still a human being. Failure provides an extraordinary opportunity for me to fearless come back stronger and braver. Ultimately, failure encourages me to reflect upon myself and through that “self-mirroring” process, failure shows me how can I not succeed and from there, I find a new approach…

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