“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”

—Etienne de Grellet
Quaker missionary

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This quote shared to us by our former principal in a Christian school challenged me to value my time to the fullest. Can't afford to forget it! Marilou T Javier from Bacoor City, Philippines

Great quote, I remember this from my childhood and have tried to follow the advice throughout my life but sadly haven't always stuck to it Anne Boyle L from Liverpool, England

I heard this quote many years ago as a young boy.I am trying to live this great quote everyday. Jammes F Torrence from Tacoma. Washington

This poster was given to me many year ago by one of my sons, and it hangs in my home today. It is a wonderful reminder of what we as caring people should strive to do. Jean A. Inge from Vernon Connecticut, Usa

I had a copy of this quote on my bedroom wall all my childhood and iv,e tried to follow it,I'm now 84 years old Dot Marsh from Stourport On Severn

I am indeed glad that you have read one of the most inspired quotes I have ever read. If one can can apply it on one other individual, the whole world would be rid of poverty and misery. Let us all look for a world full of happy people. May God bless all. R.Maniam from Seremban, Malaysia

I like to add after human being;or creature, the worlds animals need our kindness also. Julie from Australia

This quote was my late mom's favourite and she lived it out so beautifully. She first recited it to me as a very young boy and I cannot hear it or think about it without feeling a deep sense of gratitude and love for her Bill Brown from Cape Town

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