Success

Photograph: Sharron R. McMillan

Photograph: Sharron R. McMillan

To laugh often and love much;
to win respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to earn the approbation of honest critics
and endure the betrayal of false friends.
To appreciate beauty,
to find the best in others,
to give one’s self,
to leave the world a little better
whether by a healthy child,
a garden patch,
or redeemed social condition;
to have played and laughed with enthusiasm
and sung with exultation.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived
. . . this is to have succeeded.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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