A lot of people say to hardworking people in Tagalog or the Filipino language: "Hindi mo madala 'yan sa hukay. (You cannot take it with you to the grave)."
For most hardworking, disciplined and efficient people, it's never about the money or the accomplishments, it's being productive, making the most of life and our God-given talents, it's about striving for excellence nonstop.
Here is a quote I want to share, which can partly explain the phenmenon of disciplined and driven people...
"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me." --- Erma Bombeck
World's wealthiest investor tycoon, the hardworking and simple-living Warren Buffett, also a philanthropist. Image below sourced from money.cnn.com
Asia's richest self-made tycoon, Hong Kong billionaire taipan and philanthropist Li Ka Shing who is well-known for his frugality, simple lifestyle and hard work. Image below sourced from ualberta.ca
The Italian artist and genius Michaelangelo, this image below sourced from socialmedianews.com.au