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Desiderata: Go Placidly Amidst the Noise & Haste

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November 9, 2016

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Desiderata: Go Placidly Amidst the Noise & Haste

Strive to be uncynical, to be a hope-giving force, to be a steward of substance.

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Desiderata: Go Placidly Amidst the Noise & Haste

When "Zen Pencils" cartoonist Gavin Than asked fans to vote for their favorite poem to be turned into a comic strip, they chose "Desiderata", the widely popular poem written by Max Ehrmann in 1927, whose title in Latin translates to "things to be desired". The poem has been described as a survival guide for life. Than's illustrations bring these celebrated words alive in a unique way. { read more }

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Do you have a particular quote or passage that you turn to for inspiration 'amidst the noise and haste' of life? Share it with others here. For another poetic and thought-provoking passage read 'A Guide to Life's Turning Points'. { more }


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