How do you want to be remembered?

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  1. Seckin Esen profile image91
    Seckin Esenposted 5 years ago

    How do you want to be remembered?

  2. Relationshipc profile image88
    Relationshipcposted 5 years ago

    As someone who made a positive impact on this world.

  3. C.V.Rajan profile image61
    C.V.Rajanposted 5 years ago

    I want to be remembered as a person who is worth forgetting!

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    lesliebyarsposted 5 years ago

    As an upstanding and caring individual with good morals.

  5. jacobkuttyta profile image61
    jacobkuttytaposted 5 years ago

    Wanted to know as a person who had a great vision and had tirelessly worked for it.

  6. profile image0
    Beth37posted 5 years ago

    As a kind hearted multi-billionaire.

  7. Sapper profile image75
    Sapperposted 5 years ago

    The how in front of your question isn't necessary, because for 99% of the world's population, you won't be. Sure you'll be remembered for a while by any surviving friends and family, but nothing long term. Our generations might even make it a little longer thanks to the internet, but when it's all said and done most won't even be a blip in history.

    A perfect example of this is my Grandpa. He died when my mom and aunts were kids, so neither me nor any of my cousins knew him. So when our parents die, his memory dies with them. It doesn't matter how great he was, or how many people he helped, or how many lives he affected.

    The real question is Do you want to be remembered, or better yet, What are you doing to be remembered. Unless you are doing something that drastically affects the world, good or bad, the sad truth is you won't be.

    1. profile image0
      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Arent we lucky then that God Himself will never forget a one of us.

    2. Billie Kelpin profile image85
      Billie Kelpinposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sapper - love it - that's the truth.  I imagine this ques refers to what would you like people to say at your funeral for the 1/2 hour they'll think of you after you died.  However, if you WRITE an unforgettable phrase??? - hmmm..think Shakespeare...

  8. GoodLady profile image93
    GoodLadyposted 5 years ago

    As a lovable person!  A lovable  daughter, sister, Mummy, Grandmother and friend.  Someone who left their love scattered around.

  9. wqaindia profile image46
    wqaindiaposted 5 years ago

    The world remembers either very good deeds or very bad deeds though in routine we must remember that middle path is the best path as two extreme points that is very good or very bad are not as much fixed as north pole or south pole. Every very good can be excelled. Still can you forget Albert Einstein or Sir Issac Newton. Think if these scientist of olden days had the today's modern technology in their hands what could have they achieved. Now it is for us to decide if we do like to be remembered and if yes, how. As regards getting remembered in the family is of not that important as memories get washed easily.

  10. Cristale profile image83
    Cristaleposted 5 years ago

    This is a question I always ask myself every day. I would want to be remembered by having been loving mother and faithful wife, who always tried to do the right thing. One who couldn't change the world, but tried to make it enjoyable and fun for all others around her.

  11. shampa sadhya profile image69
    shampa sadhyaposted 5 years ago

    Nobody can be perfect so naturally I am imperfect. Nobody can make everybody happy so I am one among the lot. Apart from these disqualifications I consider myself as a person with a strong and definite voice and I would like to be remembered as the way I am.

  12. JimTxMiller profile image75
    JimTxMillerposted 5 years ago

    Doesn't matter to me in the least. I won't be here.

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      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      lol

  13. Billie Kelpin profile image85
    Billie Kelpinposted 5 years ago

    Great, great question.  I certainly DON'T want to be remembered as I truly am!  I would prefer someone embellish all my measly accomplishments.  I would like to be remembered as a survivor - brave, scrappy, a free-thinking woman who at 68 is not afraid to use the "ef" word.  I'd like someone to remember something I wrote and to say that it mattered to them.  I would like people to think I was kind and open-hearted, open-minded, a free thinker, creative, a bit funny, a bit ditzy, and that I had a tight grasp on technology even though I was born in the 40's.  I would like to be remembered as having been a wonderful wife to the husband who left and to the husband who didn't.  I'd like to be remembered as someone who brought a little wisdom into my husband sons' lives, and most importantly, I'd like to be remembered as a mother who loved my daughter above life itself. (If she chose to use the words "best mother in the whole wide world" I wouldn't mind).

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      Beth37posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, now *that* is a great little piece of work! smile

  14. profile image50
    Cansuposted 5 years ago

    That is a difficult questıon for every person So am I.There is no suspicion that every person wants to be remembered as having good qualificatıons.Therefore, I would want to be remembered a helpful person for everyone.Also I think that success story is very significant for being forgettable...For example; my role model is Steve Jobs.When Steve Jobs is dead,many people remembered him because of his success story and of course his innovatıons.Hence, I  would want be remembered like Steve Jobs...

 
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