Quotation: The best index to a person’s character is how he treats people who can’t do him any good–and how he treats people who can’t fight back. Abigail Van Buren

“THE BEST INDEX TO A PERSONВЂ™S CHARACTER IS HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T DO HIM ANY GOODВЂ“AND HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T FIGHT BACK.”

—Abigail Van Buren

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“WE MAKE A LIVING BY WHAT WE GET. WE MAKE A LIFE BY WHAT WE GIVE”

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“HOW LOVELY TO THINK THAT NO ONE NEED WAIT A MOMENT, WE CAN START NOW, START SLOWLY CHANGING THE WORLD! HOW LOVELY THAT EVERYONE, GREAT AND SMALL, CAN MAKE THEIR CONTRIBUTION TOWARD INTRODUCING JUSTICE STRAIGHTAWAY... AND YOU CAN ALWAYS, ALWAYS GIVE SOMETHING, EVEN IF IT IS ONLY KINDNESS!”

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“I EXPECT TO PASS THROUGH LIFE BUT ONCE. IF THEREFORE, THERE BE ANY KINDNESS I CAN SHOW, OR ANY GOOD THING I CAN DO TO ANY FELLOW BEING, LET ME DO IT NOW, AND NOT DEFER OR NEGLECT IT, AS I SHALL NOT PASS THIS WAY AGAIN.”

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