Photo: Paul Newman, Hole in the Wall Gang.
Today’s quote (by Ralph Waldo Emerson, or not by Emerson) is well-known, and well-loved…but yet again it bears repeating, and holds new joys in its contemplation.
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.
~ Attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, but probably not by him.
hot on elephant
Learn to Rock your Social Media & Write Mindfully with Waylon Lewis & Elephant’s Editors. 1 share A letter to the Anger that refuses to Leave Me. 0 shares 2017 is The Year of Kali, Goddess of Endings & Beginnings. 37,132 shares The Best Marriage Advice from a Divorced Woman. 2,118 shares The True Meaning of Friday the 13th (isn’t what we think). 5,275 shares The Technique that helps me make Decisions under Pressure (& has Saved my Life More than Once). 541 shares Use This Buddhist Practice to Overcome Self-Doubt. 457 shares I’m Done being your Dirty Little Secret. 795 shares 3 Seconds: “Joe Biden’s reaction to President Obama awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom (with distinction).” 1,164 share Ten Things I’ve Learned from Not Getting Wasted. 1,021 share