Timeless Kindness (From ‘What You Can Find on the Other Side of the World’)

Timeless, universal kindness coming from a strong character that nobody and nothing can take away from our control.

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Evan Esar, a 20th-century American humorist and author aptly put that “Character is what you have left when you’ve lost everything you can lose.”

When you have lost everything you can lose and therefore are being left without any proof of material or social power, you can’t identify yourself other than with your mere actions and with how you treat people. Would that be a frightening expropriation and dis-empowerment or would you take it as an opportunity to show who you really are?

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