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This quote by pastor and author Rick Warren means that a meaningful, purposeful life does not come from superficial things like how much status, money, or sex, you have; giving to other people is what gives life meaning. This quote is from Warren’s 2006 TED Talk on how to live a meaningful life.

Watch the full TED Talk here: Rick Warren – A Life of Purpose


“A Life of Purpose.” TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation.


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