Summer Reading Essay

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To follow a life of success, happiness, and fulfillment will always begin by observing ourselves, from finding inner peace, figuring out your purpose, and pursuing it through hard work with the passion to commit in to our goal that will shape up our life. Without persistence and hard work it is impossible to succeed. A life without direction could lead to a path of uncertainty and without contentment. Also a life without inner peace is a life without true happiness. To follow a life of success, happiness, and fulfillment will always begin by observing ourselves, from finding inner peace, figuring out your purpose, and pursuing it through hard work with the passion to commit in to our goal that will shape up our life. Without persistence and hard work it is impossible to succeed. A life without direction could lead to a path of uncertainty and without contentment. Also a life without inner peace is a life without true happiness.
Every success requires hard work. As Thomas Edison uttered, “I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident, they came by work.” This is true; Thomas Edison and his team did not just come up with the light bulb at Menlo Park, they tried 1,500 materials to see which would burn the longest, but everything failed, it was with their hard work and persistence they finally found a material that burned for 200 hours, lighting up New York at the hours of darkness, eventually the whole world. The same as for what Martin Luther King and other civil rights activists did, with their passion to gain equality they put themselves out and fought for not only their rights but everyone else, protesting day by day even though they were treated with hostility, little by little their hard work and perseverance eventually led them to their aspiration. We can only succeed and prosper through hard work and determination but even with success life could be confusing without having a sense of direction.
Have you ever felt that as you become developed and enlightened as your life progress you still felt that something is missing? As for what Guy Montag felt from Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451, having a complete life and a honorable profession as a fireman (burns books), he felt that there is something missing in his life, it is the books that his society wanted to be burned out, he finally found his true purpose, it is to memorize the books he have read to rewrite it in to their future for the good of humanity along with other book people....

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