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“Can’t Buy Me Love”, The Beatles

April 26, 2012

It is through love that we find true joy. We find joy through loving ourselves first. The next step is to find it through romantic love of another and love of our fellow-man.

“The salvation of man is through love and in love.” – Dr.Viktor Frankl

To find the love that will bring the joy, we should examine the value and priority we place on what we love.

“A man is only as good as what he loves.” – Saul Bellow

In the movie “Rocky Vl”, the reigning heavyweight champion has all the houses, Bentleys, bling, and entourage and yet his life feels unfulfilled. He visits the first boxing coach he had when he was a boy. Sitting in the old and run down inner-city gym he explained his feelings of emptiness. The coach responded by saying

“You have everything money can buy, except what it can’t.” – From Rocky VI

True Happiness

“The truly happy man is the one who has everything money can’t buy.” — Rabbi Shraga Silverstein

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