I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all. —Leo Rosten
“I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.”

Leo Rosten WRITER, TEACHER


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Robert Bennie from Brooksville, Fl. JULY 9, 2018
Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia (Leo) quoted this in several of his lectures I heard in the seventies. I never had thought of this as a purpose before then. Now, it is a way of life and the size of the 'contribution' matters little.

Lani from Seattle, WA MAY 25, 2016
What a great quote to live by!


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