Essay on Success And Failure Of Success

1525 Words Mar 6th, 2015 null Page
Everybody has experienced success and failure at one point in their lives, because success and failure go hand in hand. People cannot have success without failure, right? Well, what exactly is success, what is failure? What classifies as success and failure is different for every person because each of us have different ideas of what is considered success or failure. According to Dictionary.com, success is defined as "a person or thing that has had success, as measured by attainment of goals, wealth, etc." and failure, au contraire, is "an act or instance of failing or proving unsuccessful; lack of success." For me, success is based on achievement of goals with family or friends who support you, not wealth or possessions. On the other hand, I would define failure as the opposite of success, as an opportunity to learn from the failure, and also failure could be not trying because a person is afraid of failing. This is what success and failure mean to me. Jessica used to work long hours at her job so she could have a bigger paycheck and be able to buy better clothes, a newer car, luxuries that she didn’t have growing up. She overexerted herself so much, that she found herself in the hospital with her well being at risk. This event caused her to purchase a year-long membership at her local gym to take care of her health. She set a goal of going to the gym three times a week where she will lift weights for one hour with her personal trainer. Jessica maintained her goal and in…

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