Welcome to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote. See today's daily inspirational quotes below.
May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thursday, February 3, 2011

The true meaning of life

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren - for future generations. Create the legacy of a better world. Leave this world a better place than you found it. Literally planting trees for your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea, but far more important... use this symbolism - this imagery - to represent the kind of legacy you want to leave to future generations.

A second meaning I find in today's wonderful quote, is the idea of being of service to groups of which you are not a member - for example, funding research for a disease to which your family carries no genetic disposition.

Further reading: Plant Trees For Your Grandchildren

Responsibility to Future Generations

How do You View the World?

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