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Courage in Action

Courage in action is often nothing more than the choice to do something that is risky because there is a stronger driving motivation, one that makes the risk less important than the thing sought. It could be noble as with honor, patriotism or the protection of family or it could be anger, a desire for revenge or unbridled ambition. — Michael … Read More The post Courage in Action appeared first on What Will Matter.

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What Will Matter – Original Poem

What Will Matter – Original Poem

Click here to download the original high resolution poster. by Michael Josephson Ready or not, someday it will all come to an end.   There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days.  All things you collected, whether treasured or forgotten, will pass to someone else.  Your wealth, fame and temporal power will shrivel to irrelevance.  Your grudges, resentments, … Read More The post What Will Matter – Original Poem appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Ethics Doesn’t Demand a Life of Self-Sacrifice

Ethics Doesn’t Demand a Life of Self-Sacrifice

“Ethics doesn’t demand a life of self-sacrifice nor require us to ignore our desires and needs. It does expect us to care about right and wrong, to know the difference between what we want to do and what we should do, and to muster the moral courage to do what is right.” – Michael Josephson The post Ethics Doesn’t Demand a Life of Self-Sacrifice appeared first on What Will Matter.

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A Mature Person Does Not Think in Absolutes

A Mature Person Does Not Think in Absolutes

“A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is … Read More The post A Mature Person Does Not Think in Absolutes appeared first on What Will Matter.

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The Tragedy of Life

The tragedy of life is not so much what we suffer, but what we miss. – Thomas Carlyle The post The Tragedy of Life appeared first on What Will Matter.

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It’s Not Easy: Take Control of Your Life

What is right is not always easy and what is easy is hardly ever right, but the right choice today will improve your life tomorrow. Take control of your life. Choose wisely. The post It’s Not Easy: Take Control of Your Life appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Enjoy the Journey

Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey. – Michael Josephson The post Enjoy the Journey appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Your Future

Your past is the path you just travelled. Your future is the path ahead. Your past is part of you. Use it to guide your future. – Michael Josephson The post Your Future appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Live a Vivid Life

Some people live their lives in black and white. Others live in shade of grey. Why not live in yours in bold, vivid colors? The post Live a Vivid Life appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Life Isn’t About Winning

“The purpose in life is not to win. The purpose in life is to grow and to share. When you come to look back on all that you have done in life, you will get more satisfaction from the pleasure you have brought into other people’s lives than you will from the times that you outdid and defeated them.” ― … Read More The post Life Isn’t About Winning appeared first on What Will Matter.

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