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" 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... "
Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing - Page 682
edited by - 2006 - 817 pages
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Harry Emerson Fosdick: Preacher, Pastor, Prophet

Robert Moats Miller - 1985 - 624 pages
...Landers recognizes this when she cites his definition of success: "To laugh often and much; to win respect of intelligent people and the affection of...know even one life has breathed easier because you lived." In 1923 Twelve Tests of Character appeared, a dozen essays first presented in the pages of...
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Illustrations Unlimited

James S. Hewett - 1988 - 501 pages
...ONE Nobility tSee also Charactet, Dignity, Integrity i 1. VARIATIONS ON A THEME To laugh often amid much; to win the respect of intelligent people and...the appreciation of honest critics and endure the bctraval ot false friends: to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, whether by a healthy child,...
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Sunbeams: A Book of Quotations

Sy Safransky - 1990 - 159 pages
...being holy. Any other kind of holiness is false, a snare, and a delusion. ..." — Henry Miller Plexus To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent...affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest criticism and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty and find the best in others;...
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Freedom for Ministry

Richard John Neuhaus - 1992 - 257 pages
...wisdom from Ralph Waldo Emerson. I have frequent reason to reflect on it. How do you measure success? To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent...world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a redeemed social condition, or a job well done; To know even one other life has breathed because you...
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Final Celebrations: A Guide for Personal and Family Funeral Planning

Kathleen Sublette, Martin Flagg - 1992 - 134 pages
...George Washington Carver and readings from one of Veronica's favorite authors, Ralph Waldo Emerson, "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children.. .to know one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded." Finally, at the...
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Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, William J. Clinton, Book 2

United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton) - 1994
...would like to close with Ralph Waldo Emerson's definition. He must have written it about Dan Dutko. 'To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children. To appreciate beauty, find the best in others. To leave the world a little better, whether by a healthy...
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On Our Own Terms: Portraits of Women Business Leaders

Liane Enkelis, Karen Olsen, Marion Lewenstein - 1995 - 154 pages
...involved with people wherever I am. The way I try to live my life is well said by Ralph Waldo Emerson: "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent...know even one life has breathed easier because you lived. This is to have succeeded." RUTH M. OWADES PRESIDENT CALYX & COROLLA SAN FRANCISCO, CA DATE...
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Why Smart People Do Dumb Things: Lessons from the New Science of Behavioral ...

Mortimer Feinberg, John J. Tarrant - 1995 - 284 pages
...much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false...appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give oneself to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed...
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Invisible Patterns: Ecology and Wisdom in Business and Profit

Jon Lund Hansen, Per A. Christensen - 1995 - 206 pages
...study of the ecosystems contains both qualities. Chapter 4 Organizational Ecology What is success? ... To leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden path, or a redeemed social condition. Ralph Waldo Emerson In this book the term "organizational ecology"...
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The Pleasure Prescription: To Love, to Work, to Play-- Life in the Balance

Paul Pearsall - 1996 - 276 pages
...phony. Their natural seventh sense has not yet been numbed. Emerson's third criterion of success is "... to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends." Success results from being receptive to criticism without becoming impatient with yourself or with...
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