While its ambitions prod it toward achievement, this also condemns it to failure. A miniscule statistic of Americans are born with the tools and advantages to provide an increased likelihood of success and achievement. However, the vast majority of successful people had to attain not only the ambition, but also the desire to manage a life full of success and prosperity. To an ordinary citizen, the fear that occurs with failure is petrifying. The intimidation of failure is what drives and influences one to strive toward a greater success.
False Illusions "For many the American Dream has become a nightmare." These words of Bernie Sanders are accurate to an extent. The American Dream is the idea that anyone, with enough resolve and determination, can climb the economic ladder, regardless of where they start in life. It is called the American Dream because the United States is depicted as the greatest nation in the world, that offers the most opportunity and freedom to achieve upward mobility in society. However, many people attach themselves too much to the hope of achieving this dream that they fail to realize the inequalities that take place in front of their own faces, which are the factors that are hampering them from this illusion.
People always try everything that is within them to achieve their dreams. This happens because since little people think big without looking at the circumstances that are around. People think that they could become anything if they work for it. They are excited thinking about what they can do to be better every day so they could be able to reach their goals, nevertheless, then there comes a time in life when all dreams start to become impossible and more distant every day. In Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell reveal several stories that talk about different people that have become successful in different ways.
Even though Winston Churchill is viewed as a great man and leader to many because of his successes, his decisions and actions to achieve that goal and get him to that position were not always ethical. Churchill’s leadership might have resulted in a victory, but to quote historian Jörg Friedrich, “this was no heroic victory” and therefore great men are never good
With money, is everything and anything achievable? In The Great Gatsby, many characters tried to pursue their own idea of true happiness, including Gatsby himself. The one thing these characters all had in common was their immense wealth. However, even with their immense wealth, they were not able to accomplish everything, such as their own happiness. Money is undoubtedly one of the most important factors to human society, but there are still limits on what it can and cannot do.
Some of the people think that it is one of easier job that all the people can do. However, actors and professional athletes overpaid have pros and cons. Firstly to be famous there should high skills. For high skill person should do work hard for their whole entire life than the normal people. Professional sports player and actress should lot of time for being famous which normal people will not do.
Many believe that if were born in a rich family then will be rich, and if in poor family then will be poor, for the whole life. Also, many think that race discrimination prevents succeed, but it is not true. To succeed in life people need endure hardship in life and work to overcome these problems and become a better person. However, people should not only use the hard work in order to impress others, but to achieve the goals that they set for themselves. In America, there are many people from other countries, and they are all different races.
“they put on a false front to appear to be what our society values as signs of success - such as making a lot of money, living in a big luxurious house, having a high status job, and the like” (Scott). In Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, the story of two young children becoming older and losing childlike innocence. Countless examples of deceptive appearances are shown through many characters. Many people tend to put forward an appearance that they want others to see, and hide all the sadness and anger. But some are just misunderstood, appearances being twisted by cruel rumors and opinions.
Society tends to view and label successful people as those who are wealthy or famous. However, success is a personal achievement that only can be obtained based on personal goals and motivation to achieve them because everybody has different goals and paths to lift them to success. An example of someone who has the fire and desire is Steve Marruffo, my father who set multiple goals for him to achieve. Regardless of getting knocked down several times by the hardships that universally occur to anyone attempting to obtain success, he was determined to achieve personal success and motivated to keep his dreams of success alive. When asked if he considers himself successful, Marruffo responded, “Yes because everything negative that I have been through has made me a stronger individual.
Children and adolescents are faced with developmental tasks at many points as they grow up, but there are a few stages in life when young people meet multiple challenges all at once. The transition from high school to college is one of those critical developmental periods. It is an exciting time that typically leads to considerable gains in maturity, but it is also a time during which many adolescents experience difficulties. This transition is an important event for families as well, because the family unit must navigate significant changes in relationships between family members. Again, although most families manage the transition well, it is quite common that they experience difficulties along the way.