The only person that can answer the question above is you. I am neither able nor willing to prescribe the definition of success, as this is not possible. Every person is thinking differently about being prosperous in life and is defining success in another way, so there can’t exist a definition that is suitable for all. It is very important that you know exactly how to define success in life! Make yourself aware what accomplishment, success, and prosperity in general means to you in your life. Some might define success as having luxurious cars and a huge mansion, whereas others consider a life full of joy and happiness with their family as the true meaning of success. Once you have figured out what is important for you personally you are able to focus on your visions and goals.
The true meaning of success goes far beyond the common definitions of success, such as having a lot of money, being wealthy, having a lot of tangibles and earned degrees. Quite the opposite: true success in life cannot be measured with the above-named factors, but instead with the amount of people that are able to live a better and more advanced life because of what you created. This is the meaning of success. Not the trophies people are collecting in their lives. Media and society let us often conclude that living a successful life means to be extraordinarily wealthy and have a lot of tangibles. But the meaning of success is to live a happy life and to make this world a better place for everyone.
Money is an attendant to success. No one needs money to be successful. But successful people attract money to themselves. They don’t need to sweat to get money. The money will attend to success whenever, wherever success has been successful.
Success means becoming the best “ME” that I can be. God created me to be a unique person so I cannot compare myself with someone else. God didn’t pack another person with the same personality, abilities or talents that He packed me with, so where is the comparison?
This also implies that success is not a destination, it’s a journey and a process. And in that journey, I believe I will be discovering every day new and limitless possibilities and capabilities…
Success to me means being in a position to help someone and helping them.it is for this very reason that I’m a working so hard and smart so that I will be able to find myself in a situation to help someone… it might be with money, it might be emotionally, or whatever possible way that I can.
Because I know that one day I will have something to show for it when God asks me what I have done with my life.
I believe what Martin Luther King jr. said “life’s most important question is what are you doing for others?’You can never do something nice for someone else without you yourself feeling good.
Every night before I go to sleep I ask myself this question and the answer will determine whether my day was successful.I know of people who have all they ever dreamed of but are unhappy I wouldn’t call that success, I know of people who have what the world would call “nothing” but are happy
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–which is: Try to please everybody.
“If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.”
“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
“Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.”
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”
“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”
“Success is about creating benefit for all and enjoying the process. If you focus on this & adopt this definition, success is yours.”
“I used to want the words ‘She tried’ on my tombstone. Now I want ‘She did it.’”
“Really it comes down to your philosophy. Do you want to play it safe and be good or do you want to take a chance and be great?”
“It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion for reaching for the stars to change the world.”
“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”
“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, a dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.”
“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”
“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”
“If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it – teach yourself to be impatient.”
“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”
“If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!”
“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”