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The need for devotion to something outside ourselves is even more profound than the need for companionship. If we are not to go to pieces or wither away, we must have some purpose in life; for no man can live for himself alone.

ROSS PARMENTER

Anthropologist

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Anyone can look for fashion in a boutique or history in a museum. The creative explorer looks for history in a hardware store and fashion in an airport. —Robert S. Wieder
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. —John Muir
Now, feel. I am thee and thou art me and all of one is the other. And feel now. Thou hast no heart but mine. —Ernest Hemingway
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. —August Wilson
The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first you must have the mud --- the obstacles of life and its suffering. ... The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. ... Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one. —Goldie Hawn
We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided. —J.K. Rowling
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. —Albert Schweitzer
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. —Joseph Addison
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. —Benjamin Disraeli
The capacity for getting along with our neighbor depends to a large extent on the capacity for getting along with ourselves. The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor's shortcomings as he is of his own. —Eric Hoffer
All you need is love. —Paul McCartney & John Lennon
Invite your heart to be grateful and your thank yous will be heard even when you don't use words. —Pavithra Mehta
Including people with differences is the right thing to do. —Sarah Greichen
If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse. —Jim Rohn
The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. —Marcel Proust
The family is one of nature's masterpieces. —George Santayana

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