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 little better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition,

to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.

This is the meaning of success.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have a poster up in my home office with this quote written on it. It was always something that has inspired me. I am especially moved by the first few lines. May Allah help me to be truly successful in this life!

Photo credit: Pink Sherbet Photography / Foter / CC BY

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9 Responses to Success

  1. cycoshas says:

    Really inspiriting !!

  2. gulshansyedmohamed says:

    amen 🙂

  3. thoolikam says:

    Nice lines, In this world we have to help each other! 🙂

  4. Nanoladoo says:

    Reblogged this on Nanoladoo.

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