Why Success Is a Journey Not a Destination?

Some say that success is a destination and some say it's a journey, but exactly what is it? In this article, I am going to answer why success is a journey to experience and not a destination to stop by. 

Success Is a Journey Not a Destination

Why Success Is a Journey Not a Destination?


Life is not an exam or one destination where your most common goal is to obtain an A+ on a test or be top of your class. Your life is much more than that. It is a journey. It's about the experience you have along the way that helps you define who you are, what you want out of life and, ultimately, sets you up for future success.


Have you ever got satisfied by achieving your goals? Yes, but somehow that satisfaction lasts the least than you expect. You set another goal, work harder for that and in the end wish for success. This is the reason why success is not a destination but a long journey, which never ends.

Let's understand why a journey is important than a destination on the road to success.

Suppose you have a goal of climbing the highest mountain in the world, so you start preparations and do a lot of hard work. Finally, when you reach the top of the mountain for some moment, you'll be proud of yourself. But then, you'll start looking for another mountain higher than which you climbed. So, now you have set a new goal. You'll start your journey again, and will not make the mistakes you made in your previous climb. 


The hunger for success never stops, which makes success a journey to experience and learn rather than a destination to reach and stop. You make big goals and try to achieve them, but all those goals help you to get prepared for even bigger goals to achieve. This is a never-ending process because life is not the accumulation of one such destination, but a bunch of it. As it doesn't matter what your goal is, your journey will always be more important.

“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” - Arthur Ashe

We are all travellers on a journey through life. A journey that will last our whole lives because our desires never end. We have different paths, but we are all moving forward towards success. As you'll progress in life, the meaning of success for you will change. 

Winding Up

Just like a failure, success is also not a destination. With every step, you'll learn something new and will become a better version of yourself.

“The point is not to get better than others, it’s to get better than the old version of yourself.” - Unknown

This makes success a beautiful journey to experience. Because at the end of the day what matters is what you gain along the way. So pack your bags, set some goals and give your best, and for sure you'll have a great journey.

FAQs

Who said success is not a destination it's a journey?

Arthur Ashe once said that success is a journey, not a destination.

How is success a journey?

Success in life is to learn along the way and to achieve different goals. This makes success a journey to live and experience.

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