Quote of the Day: Chisholm

quote66“Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.
It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.”
~ Shirley Chisholm

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There are those in life who rarely stop to think about how they could benefit others or the world around them, and those in life who rarely stop thinking about how they could benefit others and the world around them. Which are you?

The world can be a big, complicated, and strange place. But sometimes when I think about how much good there is in the world – good that would not exist without the initiative and constructive action of human beings who cared enough to do something – it makes me feel really great to remember just how many people out there do care and do act.

The human mind’s ability to create an idea, and that person’s ability to bring the idea to life through action, are two of the most powerful gifts we have. When we invest that power in the well being of others, our efforts can have exponential effects on the world around us.

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