Friday, August 12, 2011


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You've heard it said, "Be nice to your kids. They'll choose your
nursing home." Well, there may be other and more important reasons for
being careful how we treat one another.

I think that U.S. industrialist Charles M. Schwab may have gotten it
right. At age 72, Schwab was sued for a large sum of money. Many
high-profile persons would have settled out of court, but Schwab went
through with it and eventually won the suit.

Before he left the witness stand, he asked permission of the court to
make a statement of a personal nature.

This is what he said: "I am an old man, and I want to say that ninety
percent of my troubles have been due to my being good to other people.
If you younger folk want to avoid trouble, be hard-boiled and say no
to everybody. You will then walk through life unmolested, but…" and
here a broad smile lit up his face, "you will have to do without
friends, and you won't have much fun."

Maybe that's why Henry James said, "Three things in human life are
important: The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the
third is to be kind." It's a vital part of a whole and happy life.

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