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Category Archives: kindness
Good Deeds Are Never in Vain
“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship; and he who plants kindness gathers love.” ~ St. Basil A friend whose erudition and … Continue reading
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Loneliness Has a Cure
“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut Yesterday, coming home from work, … Continue reading
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Hoping for Compassion
“Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” ~ Nelson Mandela Human compassion is … Continue reading
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“If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing that I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not deter or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” ~ … Continue reading
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Why Good Manners?
“Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.” ~Laurence Sterne I often have my first year students read Peaco Todd’s essay, “Are Good Manners Part of a Good Education,” hoping that they will take some of … Continue reading
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Try a Little Kindness
“That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.” ~ William Wordsworth I’ve been thinking about kindness lately. I’m beginning to think that kindness is going out of vogue, and that makes me … Continue reading
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