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 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

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“I SPEAK TO EVERYONE IN THE SAME WAY, WHETHER HE IS THE GARBAGE MAN OR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY”

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“NEVER DOUBT THAT A SMALL GROUP OF THOUGHTFUL, COMMITTED CITIZENS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD. INDEED, IT IS THE ONLY THING THAT EVER HAS”

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“WHEN I WAS YOUNG, I ADMIRED CLEVER PEOPLE. NOW THAT I AM OLD, I ADMIRE KIND PEOPLE”

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“WHAT YOU DO MAKES A DIFFERENCE, AND YOU HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT KIND OF DIFFERENCE YOU WANT TO MAKE”

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“LIFE IS MOSTLY FROTH AND BUBBLE; TWO THINGS STAND LIKE STONE: KINDNESS IN ANOTHER'S TROUBLE, COURAGE IN OUR OWN.”

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