Attitude is a persons mindset while aptitude is an innate, acquired or learned or developed component of a competency. In life, people who do well in their careers or are successful in life may not be those who are intelligent but most often are those who are willing to work hard and have the right attitude towards matters irregardless of their intelligence level or capability. Therefore, I agree to a large extent to the statement that attitude not aptitude is what ultimately determines one's attitude.
Attitude determines one's altitude because having the right attitude towards things allows us to strive to improve continuously. For example, Thomas Edison who may not be a genius and had failed thousands of times in making his famous inventions, succeeded only because he had the right attitude and the determination. Had he not have the right attitude or determination, he would have long become pessimistic and given up and therefore not become successful in creating his wonderful inventions.
Having the right attitude and mindset in life is important as it allows us to keep trying and to think of how to further improve ourselves and our methods just like what Thomas Edison did and ultimately obtain success. Therefore, I agree to the statement that attitude not aptitude, ultimately determines one's altitude because only with the right mindset can we never give up and further improve ourselves to be a step closer to success.
Attitude determines one's altitude because having the right attitude allows us to learn better as we would be more able to humbly accept teachings. For example, if a person has the right attitude, he or she would be able to learn better as they will not feel ashamed or afraid to clarify their doubts on certain areas even if the other...