Ready or not, some day <br />it will all come to an end.<br />
There will be <br />no more sunrises, <br />no minutes, hours or days. <br />
All the things you collected, <br />whether treasured or forgotten <br />will pass to someone else.<br />
Your wealth, fame and temporal <br />power will shrivel to irrelevance. <br />It will not matter what you <br />owned or w...
Your grudges, resentments, <br />frustrations and jealousies will finally <br />disappear. So too, your hopes, <br />ambit...
The wins and losses that once seemed <br />so important will fade away. <br />
It won't matter where you came from <br />or what side of the tracks you lived on <br />at the end. <br />
It won't matter whether you were <br />beautiful or brilliant. <br />
Even your gender and skin color <br />will be irrelevant.<br />
So what will matter?<br />
How will the value of <br />your days be measured?<br />
What will matter is not what <br />you bought but what you built, <br />not what you got but what <br />you gave.<br />
What will matter is not your  <br />success but your significance.<br />
What will matter is not what you <br />learned but what you taught.<br />
What will matter is every act of <br />integrity, compassion, courage, <br />or sacrifice that enriched, <br />empowered o...
What will matter is not your <br />competence but your character.<br />
What will matter is not how <br />many people you knew, but <br />how many will feel a lasting <br />loss when you’re gone...
What will matter is not your <br />memories but the memories <br />that live in those who loved you.<br />
What will matter is how long <br />you will be remembered, <br />by whom and for what. <br />
Living a life that matters doesn't <br />happen by accident. It's not a <br />matter of circumstance but of <br />choice.<...
Choose to live a life that matters. <br />
Images and text: Internet<br />Music: <br /> “Souvenir d’autre fois”<br />Ernesto Cortazar “Heart  to Heart”<br />Ernesto ...
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  1. 1. Ready or not, some day <br />it will all come to an end.<br />
  2. 2. There will be <br />no more sunrises, <br />no minutes, hours or days. <br />
  3. 3. All the things you collected, <br />whether treasured or forgotten <br />will pass to someone else.<br />
  4. 4. Your wealth, fame and temporal <br />power will shrivel to irrelevance. <br />It will not matter what you <br />owned or what you were owed.<br />
  5. 5. Your grudges, resentments, <br />frustrations and jealousies will finally <br />disappear. So too, your hopes, <br />ambitions, plans and to-do lists <br />will expire. <br />
  6. 6. The wins and losses that once seemed <br />so important will fade away. <br />
  7. 7. It won't matter where you came from <br />or what side of the tracks you lived on <br />at the end. <br />
  8. 8. It won't matter whether you were <br />beautiful or brilliant. <br />
  9. 9. Even your gender and skin color <br />will be irrelevant.<br />
  10. 10. So what will matter?<br />
  11. 11. How will the value of <br />your days be measured?<br />
  12. 12. What will matter is not what <br />you bought but what you built, <br />not what you got but what <br />you gave.<br />
  13. 13. What will matter is not your <br />success but your significance.<br />
  14. 14. What will matter is not what you <br />learned but what you taught.<br />
  15. 15. What will matter is every act of <br />integrity, compassion, courage, <br />or sacrifice that enriched, <br />empowered or encouraged others <br />to emulate your example.<br />
  16. 16. What will matter is not your <br />competence but your character.<br />
  17. 17. What will matter is not how <br />many people you knew, but <br />how many will feel a lasting <br />loss when you’re gone.<br />
  18. 18. What will matter is not your <br />memories but the memories <br />that live in those who loved you.<br />
  19. 19. What will matter is how long <br />you will be remembered, <br />by whom and for what. <br />
  20. 20. Living a life that matters doesn't <br />happen by accident. It's not a <br />matter of circumstance but of <br />choice.<br />
  21. 21. Choose to live a life that matters. <br />
  22. 22. Images and text: Internet<br />Music: <br /> “Souvenir d’autre fois”<br />Ernesto Cortazar “Heart to Heart”<br />Ernesto Cortazar “Fly Me to the Moon”<br />Adriana<br />
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