Desider at a

Pr esent ed by Br enda
Go placidly
amid the
noise and the
haste,

and
remember
what peace
there may in
silence.
As f ar as possible, wit hout sur r ender ,

be on good t er ms wit h all per sons.
Speak your t r ut h quiet ly and clear ly, and list en
t o ot her s,

even t o t he dull and ignor ant ;
t hey t oo have t...
Avoid loud and
aggr essive
per sons;
t hey ar e
vexat ious t o
t he spir it .
If you compare yourself with others,
you may become vain or bitter,

f or always there will be
greater and lesser
persons ...
Enj oy your achievement s as well as your plans.
Keep
int er est ed in
your own
car eer
however
humble;
it is a r eal
possession in
t he
changing
f or t unes of
t ime.
Exer cise caut ion in your business af f air s,
f or t he wor ld is f ull of t r icker y.
But let t his not blind you t o what vir t ue
t her e is;

many per sons
st r ive f or
high ideals,
and
ever ywher e
lif e...
B yourself .
e

Especially do not f eign af f ection.
Neither be cynical about love,

f or in t he f ace of all ar idit y and disenchant ment ,
it is as per ennial as t he gr a...
Take kindly the counsel of the years,
gracef ully surrendering the things of
youth.
Nur t ur e st r engt h
of spir it
t o shield you in
sudden misf or t une.
But do not dist r ess your self wit h dar k
imaginings.

Many f ear s ar e bor n of f at igue and
loneliness.
Beyond a wholesome discipline,
be gent le wit h your self .
You ar e a child of
t he univer se
no less t han t he
t r ees and t he st ar s;

you
have a r ight t o be
her e.
And whet her or not it is clear t o you,
no doubt t he univer se is unf olding as it
should.
Ther ef or e,
be at peace
wit h
God,
And what ev er
your l abor s
and
as pi r at i ons ,
i n t he noi s y
c onf us i on of

keep peace in your soul.
Be cheer f ul!!!
Wit h all it s sham,
dr udger y, and br oken
dr eams,
it is st ill a beaut if ul
wor ld.
P
eace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as
the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be
trouble...
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Desiderata

  1. 1. Desider at a Pr esent ed by Br enda
  2. 2. Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may in silence.
  3. 3. As f ar as possible, wit hout sur r ender , be on good t er ms wit h all per sons.
  4. 4. Speak your t r ut h quiet ly and clear ly, and list en t o ot her s, even t o t he dull and ignor ant ; t hey t oo have t heir st or y.
  5. 5. Avoid loud and aggr essive per sons; t hey ar e vexat ious t o t he spir it .
  6. 6. If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, f or always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself .
  7. 7. Enj oy your achievement s as well as your plans.
  8. 8. Keep int er est ed in your own car eer however humble; it is a r eal possession in t he changing f or t unes of t ime.
  9. 9. Exer cise caut ion in your business af f air s, f or t he wor ld is f ull of t r icker y.
  10. 10. But let t his not blind you t o what vir t ue t her e is; many per sons st r ive f or high ideals, and ever ywher e lif e is f ull of her oism.
  11. 11. B yourself . e Especially do not f eign af f ection.
  12. 12. Neither be cynical about love, f or in t he f ace of all ar idit y and disenchant ment , it is as per ennial as t he gr ass.
  13. 13. Take kindly the counsel of the years, gracef ully surrendering the things of youth.
  14. 14. Nur t ur e st r engt h of spir it t o shield you in sudden misf or t une.
  15. 15. But do not dist r ess your self wit h dar k imaginings. Many f ear s ar e bor n of f at igue and loneliness.
  16. 16. Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gent le wit h your self .
  17. 17. You ar e a child of t he univer se no less t han t he t r ees and t he st ar s; you have a r ight t o be her e.
  18. 18. And whet her or not it is clear t o you, no doubt t he univer se is unf olding as it should.
  19. 19. Ther ef or e, be at peace wit h God,
  20. 20. And what ev er your l abor s and as pi r at i ons , i n t he noi s y c onf us i on of keep peace in your soul.
  21. 21. Be cheer f ul!!! Wit h all it s sham, dr udger y, and br oken dr eams, it is st ill a beaut if ul wor ld.
  22. 22. P eace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be af raid. ~Jesus~ John 14: 27 THE END
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