We can be good to someone a hundred times, but if we insult or harm them just once they quickly forget the hundred kindnesses and remember that one slight for a long time. Therefore always be mindful in your exchanges with others.

The Thirteenth Dalai Lama in Gems of Wisdom from the Seventh Dalai Lama by The Thirteenth Dalai Lama


To Practice This Thought:
See your words as a stone tossed into a pond that sends ripples in all directions.


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