11h11 hours ago
Even more important than the warmth and affection we receive, is the warmth and affection we give. It is by giving warmth and affection, by having a genuine sense of concern for others, in other words through compassion, that we gain the conditions for genuine happiness.
“... the true glory of freedom was something as boring
as an honest politician. Or that the process of reason
was slow and cumbersome. Or that restraint of
the individual ego was central to the victory of reason. ” John Ralston Saul