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Somila
Professional Teacher
Think piece of the day (Russian Author)
Mikhail litvak says “ I don’t know the road to success. But I know the road to unsuccessfulness - it is the desire to be liked by everyone” Do you agree with this statement ? What are your thoughts?
May 16, 2020 12:35 PM
Comments · 3
I agree with the idea. If you worry about not upsetting anyone, about appealing to and appeasing people, you only present your thoughts in a diluted form and don't dare voice certain ideas, because you know it could upset certain groups. Lukewarm, half-developed, timidly spoken thoughts don't change the world. Yet, change is needed. In that sense, fear of rejection and the attachment to the approval of others prevents you from achieving success. It makes you unsuccessful because people don't respect people-pleasers anyway, and you're so concerned about not upsetting anyone that you forget how to think. What's left of a life if you can't even have freedom in your thoughts?
May 16, 2020
"the desire to be liked by everyone”" is the road to agony and dissatisfaction
May 16, 2020
Hi, Somilia; first of all, it depends on what "success" means to you. In adition, I think there are many more roads to unsuccessfulness, for sure. Furthermore, be obsesed trying to be liked by everyone is a waste of time, due to the fact that is an unreachable goal.
May 16, 2020
Somila
Language Skills
English, Spanish, Xhosa
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Spanish, Xhosa