Do Not Preach Success to Children

One should guard against preaching to the young man success in the customary sense as the aim in life. ... The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.


Preach to them pleasure in work, its results, and its benefit to the community.

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 The Einstein Reader
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Einstein, Albert (2006-05-30), The Einstein Reader, Citadel Press, Retrieved on 2012-04-28
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