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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Sometimes we find bits of wisdom along the way . . .

"At 17 I read somewhere,
  If you live each day as it is your last,
someday you'll most certainly be right." 

"If today were the last day of my life,
would I want to do what I am about to do today?

And whenever the answer has been
"no" for too many days in a row,
I know I need to change something. 

Your time is limited . . .
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice. 

And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition . . .
everything else is secondary."

Steve Jobs
June 12, 2005
Standford Commencement Address


9 comments:

Jill said...

Good lesson to us all.

~from my front porch in the mountains~ said...

I printed this out two weeks ago after his death. So simple yet filled with such wisdom!
Have a wonderful Fall day!
xo, misha

TexWisGirl said...

a nice reminder...

At Home in English Valley said...

HI Lynne, In memory of Mr. Jobs, I posted the youtube video of this very address. He was not only very smart, but wise...facing death he learned to live! A perfect reminder for us all. Love, Penny

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

*sigh* He will be missed, not only at Apple, but in the entire technology world and by those of us who love Apple products.

Rain said...

So well said!

Catherine said...

Yes SO well said!Hugs Catherine

Raindrops and Daisies said...

Great post Lynne,
it is a pity that we don't all live our lives thinking like that.

Hope you have a good weekend.


x Fiona

GardenofDaisies said...

Such good advice. The world is a poorer place without him.