Paddy McGarrigle


A Man’s Dying is More the Survivor’s AffairThan His Own.

The Measure of a Man

NOT … how did he die?

BUT … how did he live.

NOT … what did he gain?

BUT … what did he give.

These are the units to measure the worth of a man as a man, regardless of birth.

NOT … what was his station?

BUT … had he a heart

AND … how did he play his God given part?

Was he ever ready with a word of good cheer to bring forth a smile and banish a tear?

NOT … what was his church?

NOR … what was his creed?

BUT … had he befriended those really in need?

NOT … what did the write-up in the newspaper say?

BUT … how many were sorry when he passed away?

Larry Stubbins