Hopes And Dreams: Overcoming Adversity
After watching the movie "Suggestions On How To Live A Happy And Rewarding Personal and Professional Life two quotes stuck out in which I thought were basic necessities and a fundamental component in establishing a successful life. One Being "Never deprive anyone of hope, it may be all they have and the second "don't give up on any one, miracles happen everyday . These two quotes mean a lot in the way I view life, although society has told us that success is measured in salaries and bonuses and happiness can be summed up as a dollar amount, I like to believe that those who are truly successful are those people who no matter what they are doing, or how much they are making, they still are happy. These people do not need a six figure salary to tell them that they are happy, they do not need society to tell them if they are successful, because for these few people they have something no dollar amount can buy, they have hope.
Hope is one of the most important things a person can have, it is shared amongst the rich and the poor, the majority and the minorities and no one has the right to deprive some one of a dream. If someone believes they can live their life, filled with hope, and try and become successful then no one can take away the sense of pride, the understanding of security, and their overall happiness. For this reason and many others you should also never doubt someone who does not doubt themselves, and even encourage someone who may be doubting themselves. If a person thinks he or she can achieve great things, then their peers should support them in pursuing that dream, not shun them for having a goal. If society would be more accepting and supportive of people who have dreams, hopes, and goals then less of those people would give up on their dream. Like the quote says, miracles do happen everyday, you just have to wait for your opportuni