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Shel Silverstein, beloved author and poet, is for many of us a hallmark of childhood. His timeless wisdom rings true even today and nicely aligns with the values we hold at illumy—or what we call “illumy life.” These are words to live by, from the ’70s to today. 🥰

reach for the stars—and make sure they’re shiny.

we’re all the same

you get what you give

write the book you want to read

Ahead of his time and still relevant, Mr. Silverstein’s wisdom is something we can continue to learn from and embrace.


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