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Personal Development Blog by Sam Lloyd | The Sam Effect

Inspiring Quotes

Strange is our situation here on Earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men - above all for those upon whose smiles and … finish reading

The great arises out of small things that are honored and cared for. Everybody‚Äôs life really consists of small things. Greatness is a mental abstraction and a favorite fantasy of the ego. The paradox is that the foundation for greatness is the honoring of small things of the present moment instead … finish reading

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