It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.


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ESHA from Q.B JULY 15, 2016

Ray from Manville NJ JULY 15, 2016
Great way to start your day

LaurelAnn from Visalia CA JULY 14, 2016
Factoid, now one can do it for you but you. We're here to help and support, but it's gotta be your choice.

Patty from La Canada Flintridge, Ca JULY 13, 2016
So true...

Joe from Hughes JULY 13, 2016
Ralph Waldo Emerson got it right!

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