This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community #, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.
“I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work, the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.” #
– George Bernard Shaw , Irish playwright and Nobel Prize winner
Following on from my post at https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2021/07/22/life-is-no-brief-candle-to-me-it-is-a-sort-of-splendid-torch-which-i-am-permitted-to-hold-for-the-moment-and-i-want-to-make-it-burn-as-brightly-as-possible-before-handing-it-on-to-future-ge/
#Quote from one of My first Books Quote Unquote (1994)
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