Choose to do Something

“An important job had to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it.  Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it.  Somebody got angry about it because it was Everybody’s job.  Everybody though that Anybody could do it, but Nobody realised that Everybody wouldn’t do it.  It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done”.

The best paragraph I’ve ever read in a book that explains pretty much why we’re in the mess we’re in.  It’s a call to action, so please :

About Veronique Palmer

Empowering people one at a time.
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5 Responses to Choose to do Something

  1. It only takes one Barry. 🙂 If everyone swept their own doorstep, the world would be a clean place as they say.

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  2. Barry says:

    LOL – Reminds of a plaque I have in my office very similar – funny enough I am the only body that bothers to notice and read it! 🙂

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  3. Isn’t it just. I just keep reading it over and over. I love it.

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  4. AThena says:

    Gosh so true!!!! think I’m gonna print this and put it on my T-shirt

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