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“My mother wasn’t a very patient woman. If I complained about being lonely or bored, she’d tell me to go help someone, anyone. To this day, when I start feeling sorry for myself, I look for a good deed to do.”

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source: “The Smartest Advice I Ever Got,” O, The Oprah Magazine, May 18, 2010.

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“You must give something to your fellow man. Even if it’s a little thing, do something for those who have need of a man’s help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.”

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source: Schweitzer: A Biography, by George N. Marshall and David Poling (Baltimore, MD: The John Hopkins University Press, 2000), 299.

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