Laurel Learning Tip #303: Let Others Light Their Candles
In this holiday season and for the next year, may your life be filled with love, laughter and light.
“This is the true joy in life, being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. 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. I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as I live it is my privilege – my *privilege* to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I love. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no brief candle to me; it is a sort of splendid torch which I’ve got a hold of for the moment and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.”
George Bernard Shaw
“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles with it.”
Have a wonderful holiday and new year. We will resume our Tips on January 4, 2010!
At that time, we will begin to look at the range of lifelong learning opportunities available to the general community.
May your learning be sweet.