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    Jamie, You look.............................................. ......... umm............................................... .... Thinner
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    Yeah, always wanted one of those also....maybe a miniature cheetah too so they can both go at cool would that be.
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    How many times have you heard someone say,
    "If I had his money, I could do things my way."
    But little they know, that it's so hard to find,
    One rich man in 10, with a satisfied mind

    Once I was wading in fortune and fame
    Only thing that I cared for - to get a start in life's game
    Then suddenly it happened, I lost every dime
    But I'm richer by far, with a satisfied mind.

    Money can't buy back your youth when you're old
    A friend when you need one, or a love that's grown cold
    The wealthiest person, is a pauper at times
    Compared to that man, with a Satisfied mind

    When my life is over, my time has run out
    My friends and me loved ones, I'll leave them no doubt
    But one things for certain, when it comes my time
    I'll leave this old world, with a satisfied mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vchizzle View Post
    I would define success as happiness. I'm there for the most part aside from my job. I do the things I want that I'm able to do(within reason) that bring me happiness.
    Success is getting what you want ...
    Happiness is wanting what you get.

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    Quote Originally Posted by martysnarf View Post
    Pretty much most of the main things that society has conditioned us to value, e.g., money, cars, power, big homes, etc., really aren't the things that we can depend on as constants, and are therefore not that important in the long run.

    What ALWAYS will be constant is PEOPLE, and your relationships to them.
    Then again, a few superficial relationships plus money, cars, power, and big homes can make for some quite lively times.
    I saw ten thousand talkers whose tongues were all broken...


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    Quote Originally Posted by martysnarf View Post
    ...What ALWAYS will be constant is PEOPLE, and your relationships to them.

    Family and friends- people that you care about and that care about you- will never go away <until of course one of you expires LOL>, and your RELATIONSHIPS in this life to the people whom you value are all that really matters...
    All very well said. It makes me think that success is treating the people you care about in such away that they would like to see more of you.

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    [QUOTE=']-[ @ n $ 0 |v| a T ! ;63949']Financial Success - Self-reliant. No one has to support me - or my children (when they're grown).

    Personal Success - Happy & healthy with the love and respect of my family and friends.[/QUOTE

    This is true...Money may not add years to your life but it will ad life to your years.. One thing money does is give one more choices..The more choices one has , the happier one can be..But not always.

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    To be able to look back at the life you've led so far and say you've had more hits than misses.
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