The beauty of a thing is in the pains it went true. What makes a great man great is not just his wealth of achievements but the pains he went through and the struggles and how he overcame them to attain greatness.
If you ever want to become great then you must embrace your pain. Show me a great man who has no pain and I will show you a man who don’t know the true meaning of greatness.
Today in history, we celebrate men like Nelson Mandela, Abraham Lincoln; women like Mother Theresa, Harriet Tubman etc. not just because of what they achieved in life, but for the pains they went through and their persistency to succeed with their goals irrespective of the difficulties.
People love gold a lot and it comes with much value on it because it went through lots of processes to become the glistering beauty every lady wants to have. Be it gold or diamond. It’s so valuable that when we have it, we don’t want to lose it. Besides only few will think of the refining process because all they see is the beauty of it all. Thus we are in an era where everyone wants to make it quick but no one has the patience to go through the pains.
Greatness comes with a price; not everyone is willing to pay – Jedidiah Tessy.
The heights by great men reached and kept
Were not attained by sudden flight,
But they, while their companions slept,
Were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882)
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