"So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health."
- A.J. Reb Materi
I don't know what it is, but there is something so simple, poetic, truthful, and sad about this quote. It sums things up in a very succinct way. There are too many people who work themselves to the bone; sacrificing sleep, eating unhealthy food from wherever they can get it (whenever their schedule allows them a few minutes to scarf), not exercising nearly enough, and putting themselves through all kinds of mental anguish for the sake of their careers - only to spend their hard earned money to remedy the maladies they created while making their money in the first place. Fascinating.
What's almost as fascinating is this: the quote's eloquent speaker, A.J. Reb Materi, doesn't seem to exist! I have searched and searched and have found NOTHING about this person aside from this singular quote. Such foreboding words from such a mysterious source. Here is your homework assignment:
There are many different ways to interpret someone else's words and these are only my personal feelings. Please take a few minutes, digest the words, and tell us what the quote means to you. If you agree with it, tell us why. If you think it's ridiculous and near-sighted, tell us why. What is your interpretation? And, most importantly, does anyone actually know who A.J. Reb Materi is?!
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