The brilliance of the human species lies in our ability to put collective interests ahead of our own. We have the opportunity, every day, to contribute to collective efforts and others’ lives. These contributions will live on, well beyond our brief life span here on earth.

Tom Rath, It’s Not About You: A Brief Guide to a Meaningful Life  [Amazon]

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