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I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.


I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning What does that mean? This is a quote often used to woo a lover, or to smooth things … Continue reading

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Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.


Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals. – attributed to J. Isham (no known bio) What does that mean? We all listen to others, in some form or another. … Continue reading

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Compassion is what makes our lives meaningful.


Compassion is what makes our lives meaningful. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? All life has meaning. All life has purpose. But what gives our lives meaning? This quote says compassion is one of the ways our lives are infused with … Continue reading

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If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.


If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid. – Epictetus What does that mean? I like this quote, because I have lived it so many times. While we can learn a lot from books, the internet, and … Continue reading

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Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.


Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving. – Henry Ford What does that mean? This quote is about giving, or being charitable. We generally like to give to those less fortunate, … Continue reading

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Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.


Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. What does that mean? This quote is about the difference between giving and getting. As kids, I imagine most of us liked one … Continue reading

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No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes everyone.


No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes everyone. – Cicero What does that mean? While everyone complains on Tax Day or at other times when unpleasant things happen to large groups of us, … Continue reading

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