“I once saw a cartoon drawing of a dog hitched to a small, but well laden cart. The dog’s owner had found an ingenious method for getting it to pull the cart for him. A long pole, tied to the cart, extended forward over the dog’s head. At the end of the pole there dangled a sausage, temptingly. The dog, straining in vain to reach that sausage, hardly noticed the heavy cart he was dragging along behind him.
How many business people are like that! They keep thinking, “If I can make just a little more money, I’ll find happiness at last.” Somehow, their “sausage of happiness” keeps receding from their grasp. As they strain to reach it, however, just see what a cart-load of troubles and worries they drag along behind them!”
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“The greatest human quest is to know what one must do in order to become a human being.”
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