What Is Success, And How Does It Define People?

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Success What is success, and how does it define people? Is it how much money they have, or is it something more simpler? Some people believe that having a lot of money, living in a mansion, owning countless luxury items, and having the newest technology means that people are successful. In way that is true, but to get to that point people had to strive and work innumerable hours to get those items. To become a successful individual, it takes hard work and dedication. Everyone has their own goals they wish to accomplish, but some are bigger or smaller than others. The definition for success that comes up first when searched Google is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.” Success is being committed and focused on a particular goal…show more content…
An example of this would be Albert Einstein. Albert was born in Wuttemburg, Germany in 1879 but moved to Munich shortly after. Growing up, Albert didn’t talk until he was the age of four and was illiterate until the age of seven. His teachers thought he was slow or mentally handicapped. Part of the problem was that he had not interest in learning languages or learning by memorization. When Einstein was twelve, he took a book on geometry and read the whole thing and would later refer to it as his “holy booklet.” He was fascinated with math and taught himself about the great scientific discoveries from the past. His own learning didn’t help, and he was asked to leave because his disinterest in school was setting a bad example for the other students. Albert later applied to the Federal Institute of technology in Zurich, but failed the exam to get enrolled and had to take it a second time before he was admitted. After graduation is when Einstein's ideas began making an impact on the world. He got a job at the Swiss patent office when he began to make his own scientific discoveries and began experiments that had to do with light and space. He wrote a few papers that would revolutionise modern physics and they got him recognition. A lot of people doubted Einstein and thought he didn’t have a logical mind; he proved them all wrong when he won the Nobel prize in physics in 1921. Some of Einstein's greatest scientific contributions was his Quantum theory, and theory of relativity (E=MC^2). Albert had to face a lot of opposition throughout his life to be successful even though he knew more than they could comprehend. Even though Albert Einstein was not a billionaire, he was still a successful person and made many contributions to
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