Yes it is, but...
Yes it is. But the need for revenge means defining your self in relation to the other, while the other might have forgotten you already completely. So revenge might sometimes be a great motivator, it might also just be a by-product of succes, but revence per definition implies "in relation to the other", a not-free-of-the-other. Obviously there was no succes in gaining that freedom.
Why the he'll not?
I personally seek revenge through success. My ex-wife nearly ruined my life. She was abusive and made me feel like less than nothing. She always used to say I wasn't smart enough to achieve anything academic.
She would infrequently hit me. Made me sleep on the floor. Lock me out of the house or scream like a child for me to leave. I would rarely respond. I defensively gave her the silent treatment, which only made it worse. I'm very certain she suffered from post-partem depression.
We get along just fine now and I have forgiven, but I will never, ever forget! With everything I do, with all the hours I put in at work and studying; a fire burns within. Nothing Will quench my thirst for success/revenge. Nothing will extinguish that flame until I became a Nurse Practitioner or M.D.
I might fail. But I will try, and try again, and again if I have to! I will have it. ALL of it. And she will know. She will see!
It is the best form of revenge.
The argument is not whether you should achieve success for yourself or to prove others wrong; it is asking what kind of revenge is the best. I believe success is the best type of revenge because it is non-violent and does not (necessarily) inflict damage on one's adversaries. This desire to be better than one's wrongdoers is natural and is best when channeled into a resentful motivation rather than blatantly regressive retaliation. We should not be seeking revenge, it is inherently backward; but if we do desire revenge then it should be in the form of success.
Can't fake happy
Some people love to kick you when you are down and life drop kicks you every now and then. I believe when you are truly successful you cannot hide your happiness, you glow from within. All those people who got the best of you now have to eat their words.
Yes, it is.
No revenge is exactly a good thing because that means you are not over something traumatic that happened to you and seek to take it out on someone else. However, if you really need to get revenge, and you want to do it through success, I see nothing wrong with that. The mind set may be unhealthy but overall it will get you a successful place in life.
Yes, it is.
Success is the best form of revenge. When a person becomes successful they are helping themself out, and not causing any actual harm to the person they would have liked to get revenge on. If doing your best and getting to the top the right way is how you want to get revenge, than I would say that is the healthiest way to go about that.
Yes, in a way.
Success can be the best revenge, depending on what you seek revenge for. Often people will tell you through out school and high school that the nerdy kid people poke fun at will become very successful in life, looking at it in that point of view I guess you could say that is the best success.
Yes, it is.
Yes, I believe that success is the best revenge. Success is self-fulfilling, and it doesn't necessarily hurt the person who the successful one wants revenge on. It's up to that other person as to how they interpret that successful one's success. It could make them mad or jealous, or they may not even care at all. But it's a good feeling to succeed and show everyone how amazing you are.
Success: Extended Definition Essay examples
809 WordsOct 21st, 19994 Pages
What is success? Is it the process of doing a task and receiving a positive result acceptable amongst the community, or is it simply achieving ones own personal goals? Success to me can mean many things. Although I am successful in school, that does not necessarily mean I will lead a successful life.
According to The American Heritage Dictionary success is, "the achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted." Even over the course of history, the meaning of the word has not really changed. In the Webster's Dictionary from 1828, success was stated as, "the favorable or prosperous termination of anything attempted; a termination which answers the purpose intended; properly in a good sense, but often in a bad…show more content…
"Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all the time thing. You don't win once and a while; you don't do things right once and a while; you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit, and unfortunately so is losing. There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game, and that is first. I have finished second twice in my time at Green Bay, and I don't ever want to finish second again. There is a second place bowel game, but it is a game for losers played by losers. It has always been an American zeal to be first in anything we do, and to win, and to win, and to win (Lombardi)."
I however disagree with this opinion. We are successful everyday by accomplishing even small tasks that are required to get by in life. To most of us, tying a shoe is a practice that has become very routine, but to some this can be a huge endeavor. We as Americans take literacy for granted. According to a commentary by Regina Lee Wood, director of research for the National Right to Read Foundation, the United States has a work force literacy rate of 76% (OCPA). For a person to be able to read, that is a success in it's own. "Success is relative: It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things (Elliot). Success has many different levels. In order to succeed, one must try; in order to try, one must believe in themselves. If we believe in ourselves, then we have already succeeded.