We find greatest joy, not in getting, but in expressing what we are. Men do not really live for honors or for pay; their gladness is not the taking and holding, but in doing, the striving, the building, the living. It is a higher joy to teach than to be taught. It is good to get justice, but better to do it; fun to have things but more to make them. The happy man is he who lives the life of love, not for the honors it may bring, but for the life itself. —R.J. Baughan

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We find greatest joy, not in getting, but in expressing what we are. Men do not really live for honors or for pay; their gladness is not the taking and holding, but in doing, the striving, the building, the living. It is a higher joy to teach than to be taught. It is good to get justice, but better to do it; fun to have things but more to make them. The happy man is he who lives the life of love, not for the honors it may bring, but for the life itself.

R.J. BAUGHAN

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Anonymous JULY 17, 2015
We learn when we teach. Seneca.


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Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible. —Ronnie Oldham
And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store? What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more? —Theodor Seuss Geisel
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.  —Ernest Hemingway
Spirit is like the wind, in that we can’t see it but can see its effects, which are profound. —Jimmy Carter
The family is one of nature's masterpieces. —George Santayana
This is part of what a family is about, not just love. It's knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work. —Mitch Albom
When nothing is sure, everything is possible. —Margaret Drabble
We haven't all had the good fortune to be ladies; we haven't all been generals, or poets, or statesmen; but when the toast works down to the babies, we stand on common ground—for we have all been babies. —Mark Twain
The soul is the truth of who we are. —Marianne Williamson
There is no effect more disproportionate to its cause than the happiness bestowed by a small compliment. —Robert Brault
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. —Les Brown
Kindness isn't about the thanks you get. It's about the act itself. —Joshua Williams
It takes two flints to make a fire. —Louisa May Alcott
When being together is more important than what you do, you are with a friend. —Connie McMartin
As you grow up, always tell the truth, do no harm to others, and don’t think you are the most important being on earth. Rich or poor, you then can look anyone in the eye and say, ‘I’m probably no better than you, but I’m certainly your equal. —Harper Lee

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