„Have you found someone to share your heart with? Are you giving to your community? Are you at peace with yourself? Are you trying to be as human as you can be?“

Source: Tuesdays with Morrie

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„Devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.“

—  Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

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„Good for you, you have a heart, you can be a liberal. Now, couple your heart with your brain, and you can be a conservative.“

—  Glenn Beck U.S. talk radio and television host 1964

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„If you, the citizen, deliberately vote for someone who won't give you healthcare over someone who will, you need to have your head examined. Except you can't afford to have your head examined.“

—  Bill Maher American stand-up comedian 1956

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! (1990)
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