In order to be successful, works hard but at the same time avoid overwork. There should be a proper balance between work and rest. A successful man has also the ability to learn from others, from their mistakes, experiences and achievements. He is a good observer of things. Such a person is always courteous, polite, well- behaved and believes that honesty is the best policy. He also keeps his body fit because he knows that it is the most precious tool and instrument, and also that a sound mind lives only in a sound body. Good positive thoughts, optimistic attitude, faith in God and self, generosity, compassion are other essential elements of success in life. Hope, charity, faith in God etc., are essential for mental peace and poise without which no good work can be undertaken successfully.