Q69. Is it right to never give up and just keep working for your goals?
Argument: I believe it is important to never give up on your goals no matter the number of times we fail.
Support 1: A look at the most successful people around us paints a picture of many failed attempts.
Support 2: Giving up is a sign of weakness.
Thesis: For us to effectively set out to achieve goals, we must learn to accept the fact that we might not get it right in the first try.
Life is never a straight line. We often get disappointing results but we must move on. Real success is derived from the to deal with setbacks and move on. I believe it is important to never give up on your goals no matter the number of times we fall because just as history has proven time and again, success comes at its own time. Here are my reasons as to why you should never give up.
A look at the most successful people around us paints a picture of many failed attempts. The real difference between a failure and the one who succeeds is that the failure gave up while the achiever kept trying. Motivational speakers keep reminding us that pitfalls are learning points. They are meant to sharpen our skills and recharge our resolve. When we stop to analyze the reasons and places of setbacks, we learn to avoid them future.
Giving up is a sign of weakness. The fact is that our setbacks are not exclusively directed at us. Everyone encounters setbacks in life. It is their resilience that keeps them going. “Keep working” is the catch phrase for true success. It is the essence and nature of human existence. It may take longer to achieve our goals but we relish the glory of achievement much more when we finally succeed. It is better to die trying than giving up.
Goals are long term and bigger pictures of our desires. Therefore, for us to effectively set out to achieve the goals, we must learn to accept the fact that we might not get It right in the first try. However, this failure does not mean that we should stop trying. As Thomas Edison, the scientist who invented the bulb after 1000 tries, put it, every failure taught him one way of not making a light bulb i.e. “I have simply found 999 ways how not to create a light bulb.