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Value Over Success (Daily Chill)

Value Over Success (Daily Chill)


Chillout: Being successful is easy. Being respected and appreciated is special. Rather than becoming a person of success, become a person of value.




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6:20PM PDT on Jul 6, 2012

Depends on how you define sucess and value.

10:55PM PDT on Jul 2, 2012

it depends on what you think success is. You cant control what people do or dont think of you, and respect and appreciation are also very different person to person. Usually these are good quotes, not a fan of this one, but thanks.

12:03PM PDT on Jul 2, 2012

doesn't really define what success is in order for it to be easy.

11:42AM PDT on Jul 2, 2012

[along the same lines as the author of this blog]

M. Scott Peck
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10:46AM PDT on Jul 2, 2012

"Being successful is easy. Being respected and appreciated is special."

Being successful is easy only if: you are born into a rich family, you get an education, you get a good job or you inherit money. Making money is NOT easy unless you are Newt Gingrich and STEAL it through INSIDER TRADING. The REST of us have to WORK for our money. Being respected and appreciated is easy for MEN because their weiners give them a special pass. As long as men have MONEY, it doesn't matter if they are SHORT, FAT, BALD, GROSS and OLD, they are RESPECTED and APPRECIATED. But if you are a WOMAN, the only way you will get any RESPECT or APPRECIATION is if you are:
YOUNG, THIN and FERTILE and get MEN'S WEINERS HARD. Without those qualities, women get NO RESPECT and NO APPRECIATION and are RELAGATED TO BEING A SLAVE, i.e. NUN or NURSE. Why on earth is "respect and appreciation" SPECIAL? Because WOMEN DON'T GET ANY OF IT, JUST MEN!

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