The Best Memory

The Best Memory

Forget each kindness that you do,
As soon as you have done it.

Forget the praise that falls to you,
The moment you have won it.

Forget the slander that you hear,
Before you can repeat it.

Forget each slight, each spike, each sneer,
Wherever you may meet it.

Remember every kindness done to you,
Whatever its measure.

Remember praise by others won,
And pass it on with pleasure.

Remember all the happiness that came your way in living,
Forget each worry and distress,
Be hopeful and forgiving.

Remember good,
Remember truth,
Remember heaven’s above you.

And you will find through age and youth,
That many hearts will love you.

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