Waldo Wisdom


Back on this day in 1803, the great American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson was born. His primary mantra was about self-reliance – learning to be yourself, practicing making your own judgements and holding your own values. Today I want to share my favorite Waldo quote.

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Success is….

  • 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 of s redeemed social condition;
  • To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.

This is to have succeeded.

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