What will be Merrick Garland’s Legacy?
Many men and women care deeply about their legacy, especially if they are famous and influential figures, but many don’t. I remember someone asking Bill Barr what he wants his legacy to be. He said, “Who cares? I’ll be dead.”
I believe that you should always start with the end in mind. What I mean by that is you should live your life in such a way that your tombstone will reflect what your life was all about and what you meant to others. Hopefully, it is a tombstone with effusive praise. A tombstone that says, “Here lies a wonderful person who cared deeply about others more than he/she cared about himself or herself.”
You can look at today’s famous people and tell whether they care about their legacy. And you can almost write their tombstone now without them even…