Desiderata by Max Ehrmann (September 26, 1872 - September 9, 1945) was an attorney and businessman from Terre Haute, Indiana. He worked in his family's meatpacking business and in the overalls manufacturing industry before leaving at age 40 to write. He penned Desiderata at age 54, and it did not achieve fame until after his death

Desiderata by Max Ehrmann (September 26, 1872 - September 9, 1945) was an attorney and businessman from Terre Haute, Indiana. He worked in his family's meatpacking business and in the overalls manufacturing industry before leaving at age 40 to write. He penned Desiderata at age 54, and it did not achieve fame until after his death

This is the Desiderata Poem by Max Ehrmann - #Desiderata #432Relax

This is the Desiderata Poem by Max Ehrmann - #Desiderata #432Relax

Favourite part of Desiderata:  "You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars."

Favourite part of Desiderata: "You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars."

Desiderata Poem 11 X 17 28x43cm Art Card by DesiderataGallery

Desiderata Poem 11 X 17 28x43cm Art Card by DesiderataGallery

Amazon.com: The Desiderata Poem by Max Ehrmann. 11 X 17 Poster on Archival Parchment Paper.: Posters & Prints

Amazon.com: The Desiderata Poem by Max Ehrmann. 11 X 17 Poster on Archival Parchment Paper.: Posters & Prints

A framed copy of this poem is one of the few things to have moved house with me many many times :)

A framed copy of this poem is one of the few things to have moved house with me many many times :)

Have been thinking of this poem, and decided I needed to add it to my Pinterest right now!

Have been thinking of this poem, and decided I needed to add it to my Pinterest right now!

Desiderata Poem 11 X 17 Poster Florentine by DesiderataSuperstore, $7.35

Desiderata Poem 11 X 17 Poster Florentine by DesiderataSuperstore, $7.35

Haven't been able to find a 'good' version of this in so long. One of my all-time favorites!  "with all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy."    Desiderata Poster by Matt Dominguez, via Behance

Haven't been able to find a 'good' version of this in so long. One of my all-time favorites! "with all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy." Desiderata Poster by Matt Dominguez, via Behance

Max Ehrmann Desiderata Poem Poetry Wall Art Picture Print Typography Les Crane

Max Ehrmann Desiderata Poem Poetry Wall Art Picture Print Typography Les Crane

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