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This is the true joy in life: Being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. Being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap. Being a force of Nature, instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

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George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. Awarded the 1925 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Dies ist die wahre Freude im Leben: für einen Zweck verwendet zu werden, der von Ihnen als mächtig anerkannt wird. gründlich abgenutzt sein, bevor Sie auf den Schrotthaufen geworfen werden. eine Naturgewalt zu sein, anstatt eine fieberhafte, selbstsüchtige kleine Ansammlung von Beschwerden und Beschwerden, die sich darüber beklagt, dass die Welt sich nicht dafür einsetzen wird, dich glücklich zu machen.

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