Ambition In Hall Of Fame, By Steve Martin

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“Be excellent, so that no one ignores." This quote by Steve Martin explains the importance of ambition in our daily lives. Ambition, the driving point of success in life despite the obstacles one encounters. However, it causes stress to people along with the success it brings, forcing people to believe the impossibility of accomplishing their dreams, however if they try, they will surprise themselves and others. An example of one who was ambitious and achieved his goal was Bill Gates. The billionaire, however, was poor in the beginning, in 1970, Gates and his partner, Paul Allen created their first business "Traf-O-Data", the objective was to read raw data from roadway traffic counters. Unfortunately, the success was mediocre as critics…show more content…
The drums and piano create the sense of strength in the song. The verses "You can be the greatest, you can be the best." explains that one can be the best if one utilizes their abilities to the fullest. "You can be King Kong banging on your chest." alludes that one can stand superiorly. "You can hold your hands up, you can beat the clock." urges us not to give up and that it is never too late to accomplish our goals. "You can be the master, do not wait for luck." shows us that they execute instructions instead of hesitating for luck. "Cause you burn with the brightest flame, and the world is going to know you name. You will be in walls of the Hall of Fame." The "flame" is the strength of one 's ambition and that if one is ambitious enough, then you would have the potential to become famous. "You can go the distance, you can run the mile, you can walk through hell with a smile." One must face challenges and accept risks when following their ambition. "You can be a hero. You can get the gold." Gold symbolizes a medal won from being the top of certain activities. "Do it for your people, do it for you pride. How are you going to know if are never going to try?" Without trying, one could never know what they are capable of doing. One must share their success with their relations. The song gives motivations to
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