Gandhiji’s talisman: “Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man whom you may have seen, and ask yourself if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him. Will he gain anything by it? Will it restore him to a control over his own life and destiny? In other words, will it lead to Swaraj for the hungry and spiritually starving millions?”
Consider yourself very lucky if you are able to use the computer, wear clothes, eat food twice a day, have a choice to spend money for ornaments and such decorative items.
Carl Jung said, “The healthy man does not torture others. Generally, it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
Remember this when you pester someone so much that they are frustrated with you. YOU ARE A TORTURED SOUL!!
Albert Pine said, “What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
A life we live for others is a true and meaningful life. Savouring one’s own happiness when there’s so much suffering doesn’t make sense to me. For this don’t be morose, try helping others as much as you can.
Abraham Lincoln once said “In the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
Very true. Wish we all realise this early in lives and try to make our as well as others’ lives better.
Live and Let live. 🙂