Today we have bigger houses but smaller families, more
amenities but less time
We have a higher education level and more knowledge but
less common sense and competence to judge
We have more experts but more problems. More
medicine but less health.
We seem unconcerned
Laugh too little
Get angry too quickly
We get up too late
Read too little
Watch too much tv
And are less considerate
We multiplied our properties and estates but we reduced
our values and morals
We talk too much, love too little and lie too often.
We learned how to make a living but not how to live.
We have years to live but can‘t add years to life.
We have higher buildings but lower tempers.
We have wider streets but more narrow
points of view.
We spend more but have less. We buy
more but enjoy it less.
We went all the way to the moon and
back, yet we can‘t cross the street to
meet our neighbours.
We have split up atoms but can‘t break
down our prejudices.
We write more, learn less, plan more but finish less.
We have learnt to rush but not to wait.
We have higher income but lower morale.
We build more computers to obtain more
information and make more copies but
to have less personal communication..
We have more quantity than quality.
These are the times of fast food and great
men with little character.
More spare time but less fun -
- more kinds of food but less good nutrition -
- two incomes but more divorces –
- Nicer houses but broken homes -
I suggest we don‘t „save“ anything for „special occasions“,
instead treat every day as a special occasion.
Look for realization, read more. Sit and
enjoy the view.
Spend more time with your family and
friends, eat your favorite food and
visit places you love.
Life is about moments of joy, not moments of survival
Drink from your finest crystal glasses, eat from your good
china, don‘t save up your best perfume or cologne,
instead use it every day.
Erase expressions like „later“, „some other time“ and „not now“ from your
Tell your family and friends how much you love them. Don‘t hesitate to allow
the laughter and joy into your life.
Realize that every day, every hour and every minute is unique.
If you‘re too busy to send this to somebody you like and care
about, just tell yourself you‘ll send it „later“.
I guarantee you won‘t send it „later“.