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July 10, 2006

Get Meaning into Your Life, Redux

So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things.
The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to the community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.
—Morrie Schwartz

Source: Tuesdays with Morrie: an Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson by Mitch Albom 1st ed. 1997 by Doubleday ISBN: 0-385-48451-8
Secondary source: Teachers: Jokes, Quotes, and Anecdotes Daily calendar Saturday/Sunday, July 8/9, 2006 Andrews McMeel Publishing ISBN: 0-7407-5200-6
See also:
Consider This' shorter version of Get Meaning into Year Life, published exactly a year ago!
FastCompany.com's November 1999 article Work and Life - Morrie Schwartz

Posted by niganit at July 10, 2006 8:28 AM
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