Virtue in deeds not words
We live in deeds, not years.
In thoughts not breaths.
In feelings not figures on a deal.
We should count time by heart-throbs.
He most lives, who thinks most;
feels the noblest, acts the best.
Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]
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