Words of Wisdom

By Dan Nedelko

May 21, 2009

Last Updated on December 1, 2011 by Dan Nedelko

<p><strong>Can anyone guess who said this Please comment and take a shot at it<strong><p> <p>The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings<br > but shorter tempers wider Freeways but narrower viewpoints We<br > spend more but have less we buy more but enjoy less We have bigger<br > houses and smaller families more conveniences but less time We have<br > more degrees but less sense more knowledge but less judgment more<br > experts yet more problems more medicine but less wellness<p> <p>We drink too much smoke too much spend too recklessly laugh too<br > little drive too fast get too angry stay up too late get up too<br > tired read too little watch TV too much and pray too seldom<p> <p>We have multiplied our possessions but reduced our values We talk<br > too much love too seldom and hate too often<p> <p>Weve learned how to make a living but not a life Weve added years<br > to life not life to years Weve been all the way to the moon and<br > back but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor We<br > conquered outer space but not inner space Weve done larger things<br > but not better things<p> <p>Weve cleaned up the air but polluted the soul Weve conquered the<br > atom but not our prejudice We write more but learn less We plan<br > more but accomplish less Weve learned to rush but not to wait We<br > build more computers to hold more information to produce more copies<br > than ever but we communicate less and less<p> <p>These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion big men and<br > small character steep profits and shallow relationships These are<br > the days of two incomes but more divorce fancier houses but broken<br > homes These are days of quick trips disposable diapers throwaway<br > morality one night stands overweight bodies and pills that do<br > everything from cheer to quiet to kill It is a time when there is<br > much in the showroom window and nothing in the stockroom A time when<br > technology can bring this letter to you and a time when you can<br > choose either to share this insight or to just hit delete<p> <p>Remember spend some time with your loved ones because they are not<br > going to be around forever<p> <p>Remember say a kind word to someone who looks up to you in awe<br > because that little person soon will grow up and leave your side<p> <p>Remember to give a warm hug to the one next to you because that is<br > the only treasure you can give with your heart and it doesnt cost a<br > cent<p> <p>Remember to say I love you to your partner and your loved ones<br > but most of all mean it A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it<br > comes from deep inside of you<p> <p>Remember to hold hands and cherish the moment for someday that person<br > will not be there again<p> <p>Give time to love give time to speak And give time to share the<br > precious thoughts in your mind<p> <p>AND ALWAYS REMEMBER<p> <p>Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the<br > moments that take our breath away<p>

Dan Nedelko

About Dan Nedelko

A human being spinning around on this big blue marble with the rest of you, interested in Digital Marketing // Music // Art // Family // Business // Founder of http://hny.pt

  • The sentiment recalls George Carlin, but the language lacks his sense of irony. I don’t recall reading this before, so I can’t dig it out of my memory.

    I think it’s probably a female, and recent enough to reference computers and email. I’m going with Whoopi Goldberg. Then again I’ll bluff all-in with A9.

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