“Granted that I know little of my real self, still, I am the best evidence for myself. And though, when I have quitted this world, it will matter nothing to me what people say of me, up to the moment of death we should strive to leave behind us something which can either Comfort, Amuse, Instruct, or Benefit the living; and though I cannot do either, execpt in a small degree, even that little should be given.” – Henry M. Stanley.
Matthew Arnold – “Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge.” plant a tiny seed, and it shall grow into a giant tree; leave it on the shelf and it shall rot away, useless to everyone, so use your gift of immortality wisely,Continue reading “Matthew Arnold On Human Gifts And Immortality.”
Tomorrow is in front of us and it’s coming, yesterday is gone and it’s history; many once walked this earth in years gone by but only few are remembered; the history-makers are always remembered; while the history-makers rejected conditions they met on the ground, others accepted them and got by, the history-makers walked where angelsContinue reading “Are you ready to be a ‘history-maker’?”
What’s life? what’s the essence of life? Is it just to be here and the next moment, whilst it’s still day,.it’s night time, with the sun never to rise, again where you lie? Is life so hopelessly short and so regrettably not enough? No. Life is a story with a happy ending for those whoContinue reading “The Essence Of Life Is To Live The Kind Of Life.You Want And Leave Behind A Legacy That Lives On.”
The desire to build a legacy is a sacrifice of some pressing personal needs, the best proceed from a legacy is not enjoyed by the architect who forsook all to begin, but by a worthy or lucky beneficiary of the success story. While the beneficiary enjoys it temporarily, the architect, in life and in death,Continue reading “Someone Is Sitting In The Shade Today Because Someone Planted A Tree A Long Time Ago- Warren Buffett.”
Just start, start from the beginning, give life to it, stop day-dreaming, nothing happens by chance, building castles in the air? What happened to all the empty spaces on the land? First, lay the foundation, or do you want to put your empire on nothing? Alright, go ahead, but let me assure you, you areContinue reading “The House May Be Resting On That Tiniest Of Details, Don’t Take It Away.”
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, they flag areas of weakness, which must be strengthened, in the quest to get closest to perfection, the narrower the margin of error, the stronger the foundation, upon which an enviable legacy can be built, and sustained.
The best legacy to bequeath your children is an insatiable appetite for knowledge. It will put them in the position to ask and find the right answers to life’s most important questions of how? where? when? what? who? why? and why not? Armed with the right answers, they will be able to unlock the secretContinue reading “The Best Legacy To Bequeath.”
Give your children a sound education and show them love. They will forget every other thing when they grow up but they will hardly forget what you taught them about belief, money and love.