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To follow a life of success, happiness, and fulfillment will always begin by observing ourselves, from finding inner peace, figuring out your purpose, and pursuing it through hard work with the passion to commit in to our goal that will shape up our life. Without persistence and hard work it is impossible to succeed. A life without direction could lead to a path of uncertainty and without contentment. Also a life without inner peace is a life without true happiness. To follow a life of success, happiness, and fulfillment will always begin by observing ourselves, from finding inner peace, figuring out your purpose, and pursuing it through hard work with the passion to commit in to our goal that will shape up our life. Without persistence and hard work it is impossible to succeed. A life without direction could lead to a path of uncertainty and without contentment. Also a life without inner peace is a life without true happiness.

Every success requires hard work. As Thomas Edison uttered, “I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident, they came by work.” This is true; Thomas Edison and his team did not just come up with the light bulb at Menlo Park, they tried 1,500 materials to see which would burn the longest, but everything failed, it was with their hard work and persistence they finally found a material that burned for 200 hours, lighting up New York at the hours of darkness, eventually the whole world. The same as for what Martin Luther King and other civil rights activists did, with their passion to gain equality they put themselves out and fought for not only their rights but everyone else, protesting day by day even though they were treated with hostility, little by little the...

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...e, our goal, and our dream can guide us to a life of fulfillment. With this life we must learn to accept and find inner peace in order for us to be happy and have a control on our life. Reaching a life of success, happiness, and fulfillment will require you to work for it.

Works Cited

• Coley, Alfonso. Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King: How His Sacrifice Has Been My Inspiration and Blessing. associatedcontent. 5 Jan. 2009. 29 July 2010. http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1364172/remembering_dr_martin_luther_king_how.html

• Aurelius, Marcus. Marcus Aurelius Quotes. BrainyQuote. 30 July 2010. http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/m/marcus_aurelius.html

• Edison, Thomas. Thomas Edison Quotes. BrainyQuote. 30 July 2010. http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/t/thomas_a_edison.html

• Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451.USA: Ballantine Books, 1953. Print.
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