Does The Emerald Lose Its Beauty For Lack Of Admiration? Success Should Not Be Confused With Materialism!


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“Does the emerald lose its beauty for lack of admiration? Does gold, or ivory, or purple? A lyre or a dagger, a rosebud or a sapling?” ― Marcus Aurelius

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English: beryl var. emerald : Muzo Mine, Mun. de Muzo, Vasquez-Yacopí Mining District, Boyacá Department, Colombia
Date: 6 March 2011
Author: Parent Géry

Music Credit:

“Relaxing Piano Music” Kevin MacLeod (
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