Success is being able to define success without using a cliché about success.
Success is trying to define your own success without quoting Jay-Z.
Success is Jay-Z.
Success is writing about success even though your better judgment tells you to ignore the assignment completely- tells you to go to bed.
Success is surviving the L train.
Success is surviving Brooklyn.
Success is loving Brooklyn.
Success is watching one of your best friends fall asleep on your couch. It’s your couch. Ownership is powerful.
Success is having best friends.
no- reaaally having best friends.
Success is someone loving you despite knowing you.
Success is someone challenging you to write because they know you’re good at it yet they know it terrifies you.
Success is doing something that terrifies you.
Success is doing something that makes you feel good.
Success is doing something that makes you feel good and not feeling guilty about it.
Success is knowing that perspective is everything.
Success is knowing that if happiness were an equation, it would equal reality plus a little bit of delusion.
Success is knowing that the most talented are usually the most insane. Consider your heros.
Success is traveling the world.
Success is sharing your world.
Success is paying your rent and feeling good about it.
Success is believing Alanis Morissette when she said, “I’m broke but I’m happy, I’m poor but I’m kind.”
Success is knowing that she hasn’t been broke or poor since she wrote that song.
Success is having a family.
no- reaalllly having a family.
Success has nothing to do with money.
Success has everything to do with money.
Success is possibly the most difficult concept to define.
Success is knowing that success cannot be defined.
Success is waking up tomorrow to rewrite this with all new ideas.
Success is having an imagination.
Success is using that imagination.
Success is always feeling young.
Success is having an old soul.
Success is knowing that if you have an “old soul” that really just means you like good music.
Success is being reincarnated as someone better, faster stronger.
Success is being able to quote your favorite Kanye song when you are talking about spirituality.
Success is finding out that you never really knew you felt strongly about success until you wrote about it.
Success is being thankful that you did.