Can someone help? I remember this spoken, to music, back in the 70's I think. I may have even had a poster with this, aprox 30-35 yrs ago.
It is called Desiderata, by Max Ehrmann, 1927. Check this website:
http://marilee.us/desiderata.html The website also has links at the
end that connect to translations in many languages.
I had a framed copy in my office when I was a school principal. Many
times it was just what I needed when overcome by the stress of that
Del Pearson of Designs of Eagle Creek in Beautiful South Texas, where
Spring is trying to happen but not having much success with the drought.