Posted by: RealisticRecovery | July 25, 2009

What is Success? -Ralph Waldo Emerson quote

What is Success? -Ralph Waldo Emerson quote

To laugh often and much;

To win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children;

To earn the appreciation of honest critics
and endure the betrayal of false friends;

To appreciate beauty;
To find the best in others;

To leave the world a bit better, whether by
a healthy child, a garden patch
or a redeemed social condition;

To know even one life has breathed
easier because you have lived;

This is to have succeeded.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

source: quotationsbook.com

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  1. Thanks for this. How simple and beautiful.


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