Don’t waste your time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind. The race is long and, in the end, it’s only with yourself.
This video is perhaps the most inspirational video I am yet to come across. It was orginially written as ‘Advice, Like Youth, Probably Just Wasted On The Young‘ by Mary Schmich in 1997, the essay opened with the words “Ladies and Gentlemen of the Class of ’97”.
Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience. I will dispense this advice now.
It then went on to be used in its entirety by Australian film director Baz Luhrmann on his 1998 album Something for Everybody, as “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)”. The song sampled Luhrmann’s remixed version of the song “Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)” by Rozalla. Subsequently released as a single, the song opened with the words “Ladies and Gentlemen of the Class of ’99”.
Read the directions, even if you don’t follow them.
- Baz Luhrmann – Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) (doggieholix.blogspot.com)
- Wear Sunscreen (lifeloveand.com)
- Do You Wear Sunscreen Every Day? (bellasugar.com)
- Wear sunscreen! (lifeisfunandgames.com)
- Wear sunscreen! (lifeisfunandgames.wordpress.com)