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“… who leaves the world better than he found it …”

Thinking more about this Robert Louis Stevenson quote I ran across yesterday in my mother’s papers, “… who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem or a rescued soul; …” I … Continue reading

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The Best In Others

I was rummaging through some old papers my mother sent me, and ran across a clipping of this old quote by Robert Louis Stevenson. I wonder how much different the world would be if we all made the effort to … Continue reading

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True Success

“That man is successful who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much, who has gained the respect of the intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world … Continue reading

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