Invest Yourself

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Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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15 Responses to Invest Yourself

  1. Thought-provoking saying…Hmmm. So, attempts to save our own lives are doomed to a sad kind of failure. Choosing to give of ourselves, even to give our lives, now that will work out a bit better, but if our motive remains self-centered, not so much….A life well-spent, a life well-lived demands no reward. No guarantee. No legacy as evidence….okay, enough thinking out loud…

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    • mitchteemley says:

      I agree, Rita, and so, I think, would Mr. James. Building a “legacy,” at least as the term is typically used, is a narrow, self-centered goal, more focused on being remembered than doing something of real value.

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  2. Wow beautiful photo. Love that quote as well (◡‿◡✿)

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  3. Jo Martin says:

    The picture that accompanies the quote would seem to indicate the author (speaker) was thinking of environmental issues. As an ex-teacher, I see this as a call to invest time and resources in our children

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  4. diman5 says:

    That is the secret of true wealth. Many focus on money , only a few focus on what is already inside them.

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  5. sandymancan says:

    It’s what lets the world know that you passed by even after all who knew you die

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  6. Today has opened the philosophical John. Today I choose “time”. Great advice to all, Mitch.

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  7. 3rdofthe3rd says:

    I love this quote. Great post.

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  8. Like planting trees… Nice post and sentiment. Thank you.

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