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There are two basic ways to help humanity. One: get married, and devote yourself to raising a good family. Two: devote yourself to helping humanity in general. I chose the latter path. ~Leo Buscaglia Advertisements

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I have no children, I do not watch television, and I do not believe in God — all paths taken by mortals to make their lives easier. Children help us to defer the painful task of confronting ourselves, and grandchildren … Continue reading

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Everything I ever wanted in life came from music, books and animals. ~Britt Collins

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I think we have to make choices in life, and the choice for me was to embrace all person-kind rather than concentrate on one single individual… The universal is what I’ve selected.~Leo Buscaglia

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My role models were childless: Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen, George Eliot, the Brontes.~Joyce Carol Oates

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