Thanks to the Academy of Achievement ®.
"In the world's broad field of battle
In the bivouac of Life,
Be no like dumb, driven cattle
Be a hero in the strife.
Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime
And departing leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time."
Footprints, that perhaps another,
Sailing o'er life's solemn main,
A forlorn and shipwrecked brother,
Seeing, shall take heart again.
¹ Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. "A Psalm of Life." The Complete Poetical Works of Longfellow. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1893.