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.


When someone steals another's clothes, we call them a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not? The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet belong to the one who has no shoes; the money which you hoard up belongs to the poor. —Saint Basil
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. —Ralph Marston
That's what I consider true generosity: You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. —Simone de Beauvoir
Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners. —Lawrence Sterne
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Our soul desires to be understanding, our ego is only concerned with being understood. When you are being understanding you are connected to your soul. —Michaiel Bovenes
Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good. —Malcolm Gladwell
Family: like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. —Unknown
Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it. —Joel Osteen
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity. —John Muir
Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. —Eleanor Roosevelt
Deep listening is the kind of listening that can help relieve the suffering of another person... You listen with only one purpose: to help him or her to empty their heart.  —Thich Nhat Hanh
Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. —William Arthur Ward
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
We must become what we wish to teach. —Nathaniel Branden
Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way. —Tom Freston

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