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1.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... motive, and their community spirit, is indeed ...  BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxvii  
The unselfishness of these men as we have come to know them, the entire absence of profit motive, and their community spirit, is indeed inspiring to one who has labored long and wearily in this alcoholic field.


2.
View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... motive became secondary.  BB A Vision For You, p.159  
Though they knew they must help other alcoholics if they would remain sober, that motive became secondary.


3.
View TRADITION EIGHT essay   ... motive compromises him and everything he says ...  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.166  
The money motive compromises him and everything he says and does for his prospect.


4.
View WE AGNOSTICS chapter   ... motive, had we not worshipfully beheld the ...  BB We Agnostics, p.54  
And then, with a better motive, had we not worshipfully beheld the sunset, the sea, or a flower?


5.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... motive in going is thoroughly good.  BB Working With Others, p.102  
But be sure you are on solid spiritual ground before you start and that your motive in going is thoroughly good.


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View STEP SIX essay   ... motive than to be secure and slothful ...  12&12 Step Six, p.67  
And how often we work hard with no better motive than to be secure and slothful later on -- only we call that "retiring."


7.
View STEP TEN essay   ... motive underneath a good one, permeates human ...  12&12 Step Ten, p.94  
This odd trait of mind and emotion, this perverse wish to hide a bad motive underneath a good one, permeates human affairs from top to bottom.


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View STEP TEN essay   ... motive was to feel superior by pulling ...  12&12 Step Ten, p.94  
Or, the person concerned not being present, we thought we were helping others to understand him, when in actuality our true motive was to feel superior by pulling him down.


9.
View STEP TEN essay   ... motive was to win a useless argument.  12&12 Step Ten, p.94  
We "constructively criticized" someone who needed it, when our real motive was to win a useless argument.


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