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  • 1. Eric Greitens
    Founder and CEO,
    The Mission Continues
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  • 5. “When you challenge someone, you are telling them that you believe in them.”
    “In our society, too often charity is what we do with our excess time and our excess money.” 
    “When you challenge someone, you are telling them that you believe in them.”
    “In our society, too often charity is what we do with our excess time and our excess money.” 
    I’d learned that all of the best kinds of compassionate assistance…meant nothing if a warlord could command a militia and take control of the very place humanitarians were trying to aid.  The world needs many more humanitarians than it needs warriors, but there can be none of the former without enough of the latter.”
    I’d learned that all of the best kinds of compassionate assistance…meant nothing if a warlord could command a militia and take control of the very place humanitarians were trying to aid.  The world needs many more humanitarians than it needs warriors, but there can be none of the former without enough of the latter.”
    “Doing humanitarian work overseas, I had come to realize that it’s not enough to fight for a better world; we also have to live lives worth fighting for.” 
    “Doing humanitarian work overseas, I had come to realize that it’s not enough to fight for a better world; we also have to live lives worth fighting for.” 
    “In order to truly gain something from service, you must put yourself in a place of pain or fear.” 
    “In order to truly gain something from service, you must put yourself in a place of pain or fear.” 
    “I came to understand after some time in a place of such care and love, that when we see self-righteousness it is in fact an expression of self-doubt and self-hatred.”
    “I came to understand after some time in a place of such care and love, that when we see self-righteousness it is in fact an expression of self-doubt and self-hatred.”
    “If we want to change something, we must begin with understanding, but if we want to love something, we must begin with acceptance.”
    “If we want to change something, we must begin with understanding, but if we want to love something, we must begin with acceptance.”

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