Others

1067 – “We can’t choose our fate, but we can choose others. Be careful in knowing that.”

-Albus Dumbledore in J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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1054 – "What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead."

-Nelson Mandela

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1043 – “[Bliss] is like a lighted torch whose flame can be distributed to ever so many other torches which people may bring along; and therewith they will cook food and dispel darkness, while the original torch itself remains burning ever the same. It is even so with the bliss of the Way.”

-Siddhartha Gautama, The Buddha

Common Paraphrase [See Source Notes]:

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, And the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

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