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Today, I told my 7 year old daughter, “If you work hard enough and never give up, you can get anywhere you want to go in this world.” She looked at me with a smile and asked, “Is that what you did, daddy?” And I after a few moments of awkward silence, I replied, “No.” MMT

#16542 (1) - Aug 8, 2012 by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (606) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)


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That advice is very optimistic, but unfortunately not true. Hard work is the only factor influencing where people get in life. The janitor at my last job worked there almost 30 years, was never late, always friendly and upbeat, and always worked hard only to be fired when the bosses spoiled and entitled son inherited the business.

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