A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble. —Charles Hadden Spurgeon

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A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.

CHARLES HADDEN SPURGEON

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COMMENTS


Ceasar from NY OCTOBER 14, 2016
True. Help all you can and you will be remember by some of them

Papa Lawrence from Colorado Rocky Mountains OCTOBER 14, 2016
Remembering our walk, not our talk. So true.

Anonymous OCTOBER 14, 2016
This is what we need to live by in order to be remembered. Not a piece of stone with our name on it.

Sylvia from Donna, TX OCTOBER 14, 2016
So true!

Neal from San Diego, CA OCTOBER 14, 2016
This sums up my life philosophy perfectly. I hope more and more people embrace it as we mature as a civilization.


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Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. —Jim Henson
All our dreams can come true; if we have the courage to pursue them. —Walt Disney
It's not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely. —Dr. Leo Buscaglia
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I might have.  —Abraham Lincoln
We are all unique, and have our own special place in the puzzle of the universe. —Rod Williams
I sustain myself with the love of family. —Maya Angelou
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. —Marianne Williamson
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. —Abigail Adams
Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving. —James E. Faust
No two leaves are alike, and yet there is no antagonism between them or between the branches on which they grow. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. —Thomas Carlyle
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them. —George Bernard Shaw
Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are to some extent a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece by thought, choice, courage and determination. —John Luther

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