We live in a materialistic society, and now more than ever, there’s pressure to fit into our man-made construct of ‘success’. More often than not, the ideals that underpin this success come from materialistic foundations, with fame and fast cars and nice houses used as identifiers in a good life. Though Think For Yourself have collated a very interesting series of remarks from people who’ve achieved it all, on whether or not a materialistic success is enough to make you happy.
John Wooden once said, “Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.”