It's not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy. —Mary Flannery O'Connor

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It's not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy.

MARY FLANNERY O'CONNOR

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Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that. —Henri-Dominique Lacordaire
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