The best part of reaching a goal
in not attaining the end,
but lies in the grappling and
searching: those hardships you spend.
One who finds their destination
also loses their determination.
Retirement is not to be comfort, and rest,
but a time for one to be at their own best.
The greatest pleasure one can give
is to tell good stories of how they live.
The greatest way to feel old,
is to have your ancient stories told.
When the party is over
start planning another.
What is love-
but to give a measure above.
She gave of her living-
that is loves' way of giving.
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