January 19, 2023•Life
#89: If Today Is All You Have Left
"This is the mark of perfection of character—to spend each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, laziness, or any pretending." — Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 7.69 as quoted in The Daily Stoic
Do your best today, not because you owe it to somebody or that you feel obliged to, but because for some of us today is the last day.
Not to be a party pooper here, but if everything is fleeting and nothing lasts forever, why not give every day your best shot?
Strive for excellence at work, love humbly and genuinely the people around you, and serve strangers with kindness.
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