Character plays a large role in success ; most people who are successful have certain characteristics such as work ethic and and strong moral views.
Franklin Roosevelt's long-sighted vision has given him the ability to manage the raising of world's economy after great depression in 1920's. He lead the American nation to prosperity and happiness after suffering from proverty and unemployement .
Hammurabi, the king of Babylon, he made Hammurabi's codes to organize social life and people's interactions which are the first written laws in recorded history. Hammurabi inherited one major direction for his political activity: to succeed in controlling the Euphrates waters-important in an area that depended exclusively on irrigation agriculture.He established (around 1750 B.C) the famous irrigations lines which benefit efficiently from river's water,turning southern Mesopotamia's bogs into Gardens of Adobe .The most fertile area in the world in that time.
Nixon, U.S. President, who traveled to China proving his strong-will and demonstrating his vision as a leader worth the determination. His visit helped to lessening tension between the west bloc (Capitalistic World) and the east bloc (Communist World) furthermore, he establishes the plat-form for serious economic, military and educational links between U.S. and east's behemoth.
No one also can deny that only self-reliant and iron-will are the two characters that make Thomas Alpha Edison as one of the greatest scientists of all time. His 5.000 fail experiences have never be an odd in his road to illuminate the world when he invent the light blub, searching for the gas that fit with light, Edison said when he uses the Xenon successfully:"I'm not disappointed, I just discovered 5000 way to not do it ".