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    Mike F
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    Hi I've just arrived here. By way of a hello, I share this quote (I'm probably mis-quoting, but never mind). It's attributed to the Buddha. I found it recently and after reading it about a dozen times and going away to think about it for an age I have resolved to try to have it near the front of my mind whenever I can.

    Here it is – see if it makes sense to you: Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant with the weak and wrong. Some time in your life you will have been all of these.

    Enjoy your day!

    #111802

    anita
    Participant

    Dear whimsicalfish:

    Glad you are here. And I like the quote very much. Resolve to be tender, compassionate, sympathetic, tolerant- all good verbs. And yes, sometimes we are/ will be all these things young, aged, striving, weak, wrong.

    Excellent says I.

    Looking forward to your next post/ thread.

    #111840

    Simon Osborn
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    Good Afternoon 🙂

    I am also new here, since an hour ago! All the best to you, love the quote, Si.

    #111843

    Eliza
    Participant

    I totally agree. Life has taught that even the most unpleasant people deserve a chance. Everyone's battling their own demons.
    Regards

    #121544

    raquel
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    Hey, I am new here too!!

    #123870

    helenn
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    Hey even I am a newbie here..

    #123916

    anita
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    Dear Raquel, Simon Osborn and helenn:

    Glad you are here. Looking forward to reading more from you.

    anita

    #123926

    Jeff
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    New here too! That is a great quote and good reminder of how to live life!

    #123931

    anita
    Participant

    Dear Jeff:

    Glad you posted. What quote are you referring to and what does it mean to you?

    anita

    #123936

    Jeff
    Participant

    Hi Anita,

    I was referring to the OPs quote. I find it to be a healthy reminder to look outside of one's own self interests and to try to see the world from another's eyes. I find in those moments I learn more about myself and am happier. Although it can be difficult with the pressures of daily life!

    Jeff

    #123955

    anita
    Participant

    Dear Jeff:

    The quote: “Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant with the weak and wrong. Some time in your life you will have been all of these”

    I agree: when I learn about another, how another thinks and feels and behaves, I do learn more about myself. And the more I learn about myself, the more I learn about others.

    anita

    #124472

    Zach Chen
    Participant

    Good day!

    I'm new to the forum 🙂
    happy to be here, I like the sharing. Looking forward to learn and enjoy the good mojo here!

    Happy new year everyone

    #124499

    anita
    Participant

    * Have a good new year, zachchen, glad you are here.
    anita

    #125683

    janice
    Participant

    Hi all. I'm new here. I hope all are doing good.

    #125717

    anita
    Participant

    * Glad you are here, janice12. Doing well, thank you.
    anita

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