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“Let the world know you as you are, not as
you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will
forget the pose, and then where are you?” — Fanny Brice


You have a job only you can do. The job you have is being you.
At the end of each day you must take a test. Did you give being you your very
best?


e. e. Cummings had some words that will take you pretty far. “It
takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” The challenge is never
giving your courage a rest. That’s how you give being you your best.


Raymond Hull also had something important to say. “He who trims
himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.” What that means
you’ve already guessed. You have to be just you to give being you your best.


You can’t be who other people want you to be. You can’t be a
spider or a bird in a tree. The spider has its web and the bird has its nest;
but you have something special when you give being you your best.


Judy Garland didn’t find her advice on a shelf. “Always be a
first-rate version of yourself…;” and Johann von Goethe’s message wasn’t a
surprise, “If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.”


Confucius was a philosopher who knew how to depart, “Wherever
you go, go with all your heart.”


Go north or south or go east or west. Wherever you go, give
being you your best.








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