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The hours that make us happy make us wise.
-- John Masefield


Monday, June 2, 1997

You’ll be tired

No matter what you do today, you’ll be tired when it is all over.

You can be tired after a day of effective effort and accomplishment, or you can be tired after a day of getting nowhere. The choice is yours.

If you’re going to be tired anyway, it makes sense to get something out of it. To put forth your best effort, to move in the direction of your goals, to make a difference, to make a life of excellence for yourself and the world around you.

Then, along with being tired, you’ll be satisfied and fulfilled, too. And you’ll rest well, knowing your life is full, knowing your journey is going well.

How would you rather feel tonight -- tired and frustrated, or tired and satisfied? It all depends on what you do right now, with this day that’s waiting to be filled.

— Ralph Marston

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