You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. —Woodrow Wilson

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You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.

WOODROW WILSON

28th U.S. President

COMMENTS


Donna from Lake Norfork, Arkansas MAY 15, 2016
Let's leave this world a better place.

Chris from California APRIL 22, 2016
Perfect Message for Earth Day

Cheryl from Canada APRIL 22, 2016
Yes, everyone should do this.

Robin from Virginia APRIL 22, 2016
What a wonderful world this would be if everyone embraced this enriching message.

Kathryn from Portland  APRIL 22, 2016
I could have really benefitted from this quote when i was younger but will share it with my adult children and continue to appreciate the message now.


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