Wednesday, August 6, 2003
Someday you’ll see how silly it is to think you can profit from the misfortune of others. Someday you’ll see how silly it is to expect to get something for nothing.
Someday you’ll see how silly it is to spend so much time all puffed up with pride and arrogance. One day you’ll realize how silly it is to think that you’re superior to anyone else.
You’ll also understand one day how silly it is to think that any task is beneath you. And there will come a time when you’ll see how silly it is to get all worked up and angry over the smallest, most insignificant things.
Someday you’ll see how silly it is to consume yourself with worry about what others think of you. And someday you’ll see how silly it is to ignore those things that matter most, just for the sake of a quick, fleeting pleasure.
Someday you’ll regret all the silliness. And then you’ll move beyond it to a place where you can truly live with meaning and purpose and integrity, and with real joy. Wouldn’t it be great to be there now? How silly it is to wait any longer.
Ralph MarstonLose yourself Never too much
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