The Best Within You

I’m in the mood for a good book and, although Chicken Soup feels like something I’d like to buy and add to my home library, here’s a poem I thought I’d share with you. It’s rather profound.

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Dear  World,

I have been going through my archives and noticed that one of the most popular blog posts is   the book review is on  Mbugua Mumbi’s Vitamins for Success.  One of my best parts of the book is  Ayn Rand’s  poem Atlas Shrugged titled The Best Within You.  I hope that this  poem will also  inspire you as you go into the weekend.


In the name of the best within you, do not sacrifice this world to those who are its worst.

In the name of the values that keep you alive, do not let your vision of man be distorted by the ugly, cowardly, the mindless in those who have never achieved the title.

Do not lose your knowledge that man’s proper estate is an upright posture, an intransigent mind and a step that travels the unlimited roads.

Do not let your fire go out…

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