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Thomas Slatin Quote

“Every person is a gift, and as such are so much more than their jobs, their possessions, or bloated bank accounts. It seems the more we take, the less we become; the fortune of one can only equate with less for some. Love, the greatest thing in life, and are the feelings of the heart.” —Thomas Slatin, Belong

28 Comments

  • jolly555

    This so caught my eyes, love is a greatest gift and as such should be given to everyone free of charge.Love makes the world go round.

  • vikram parmar

    A fantastic quote for the ones who are matured. Thank you very much for this wonderful quote.

  • Wilson Jake

    Wow, the more we take the less we become. Let show love to everyone we come across. Love keeps the world going.

  • David Mureithi

    Everyone is unique in whatever he/she does. People need to accept themselves and let them be.

  • conrad pranze villas

    no one has the ability to put you down unless you allow them to. keep your heads up and no one will ever look down to you.

  • Janine Bocateja

    Very nice quote Tom. True love is knowing a person’s fault, and loving them even more of them. Choosing the many things the person did right rather than the one he did wrong.

  • Prince

    Lovely and a true quote Thomas, true love starts from ourself. What you dont have you cant give. Also everyone that comes in contact with us are important

  • Danielle M

    I agree with you, I guess that’s why people who lives a simple life is happier and more in contact with their true value.

  • David Tjoe

    This quote is extraordinary, showing how you can fully understand the meaning of all this life. I still need a lot to learn from you, thanks for this.

  • Maury Cheskes

    Great sentiment. We as human beings are far superior to our material possessions. Were all connected through what we take and what we give back.

  • Glad

    Very lovely quote, and I won’t agree with you more every individual is a gift. So we should appreciate each other, love one another, not just what we stand to gain from them.

  • Clarissa

    Absolutely right, honor the person who loves you with or without richness. Their pure love is already a blessing. Money can’t buy you happiness, love brings you contentment.

  • Meg W

    This is very insightful. Sometimes people are so caught up with their earthly posessions that they forget what matters the most.

  • Shantel

    “It seems the more we take, the less we become.” Those words ring so true especially in our society today.

  • Anderson

    In today’s world, people attach too much importance to material possessions. This quote acts as a wake up call to all of us.

  • Sylvia

    The things that we are unable to physically touch like love are always the most important. Material things are nothing but vanity.

  • Alex

    I agree and it seems the more progressive we get the more we forget what really counts and we are focusing on things rather than what and who we are. I always believe this money, power, etc are just tools and should not be more than that. We can use it to be better but it should not control us.

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