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Polish your Gold Coins

September 28, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Shared by: Shammi.

Einstein was once traveling from Princeton on a train when the conductor came down the aisle, punching the tickets of every passenger. When he came to Einstein, Einstein reached in his vest pocket. He couldn’t find his ticket, so he reached in his trouser pockets. It wasn’t there, so he looked in his briefcase but couldn’t find it. Then he looked in the seat beside him. He still couldn’t find it.

The conductor said, ‘Dr. Einstein, I know who you are. We all know who you are. I’m sure you bought a ticket. Don’t worry about it.’

Einstein nodded appreciatively. The conductor continued down the aisle punching tickets. As he was ready to move to the next car,he turned around and saw the great physicist down on his hands and knees looking under his seat for his ticket.

The conductor rushed back and said, ‘Dr. Einstein, Dr. Einstein, don’t worry, I know who you are. No problem. You don’t need a ticket. I’m sure you bought one.’

Einstein looked at him and said, ‘Young man, I too, know who I am. What I don’t know is where I’m going.”

Even genius are not good at EVERYTHING!! … it’s ok if a child is good at sports and not in studies … it’s ok if a person is good at testing than coding … it’s ok if a person is a good listener than a good orator … each of us have a unique strength, that is what we need to focus & strengthen instead of worrying about something which we are not too good at!!

Remember, polish your gold coins, instead of trying hard to convert your copper coins into gold coins!!

Categories: Motivate Yourself
  1. reshma
    September 28, 2010 at 11:07 am

    very true…….its very important to concentrate about it…

  2. Kumar
    September 28, 2010 at 11:37 am

    i give ****** stars to it!

    • September 28, 2010 at 11:39 am

      @ Reshma – True dear, I know you are good at that ๐Ÿ™‚
      @ Kumar – Thank you for all the stars ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. September 28, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    Thanks for posting

    • September 28, 2010 at 4:47 pm

      @ Shammi – Thanks for sharing such a nice article with us ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Nimita
    September 29, 2010 at 1:49 pm

    Very true….

    • September 29, 2010 at 1:54 pm

      Nimita – Thanks dear ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Rui Melo
    October 6, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    Sรกbio e รบtil…

  6. October 7, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    @ Rui – Concordo plenamente ๐Ÿ™‚

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