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People don't like to be bored, so they strive for something more exciting than what they already have. When life seems mundane and uneventful, we all look for the excitement we crave. People also want to believe that there is something bigger than they are, so their lives feel empty and unfulfilled. This quote tells us that it is nothing wrong with our hearts and that we can still be happy and content no matter how small we may feel.
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