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No one would remember the Good Samaritan if he only had good intentions. He had money as well.
-- Margaret Thatcher


Friday, June 6, 2003

Value what’s important

You can achieve wealth, fame and power, but if there is no love in your heart, it all means very little. Your life can be filled with excitement and drama, but if it is not a life of integrity then it ends up getting you nowhere.

The fleeting, superficial things that the world makes out to be so terribly important are not that important after all. The things that truly matter are the things too often ignored.

Do those things over which you worry, fight and argue really mean that much? The things that truly matter are the things you cannot lose. No person or circumstance can take away your love, your faith, your integrity, passion, determination or wisdom. It pays to keep that in mind as you travel through each day.

For when you value and make use of what’s truly important, all other things are surely within your reach.

— Ralph Marston

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