Caring for Others

Tough Love

“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

You Never Know

“Try your best to be caring and loving in your daily encounters with people. You could end up giving hope to someone who has given up on humanity.” – Edmond Mblaka

Unparalleled Freedom

“The really important kind of freedom involves attention, and awareness, and discipline, and effort, and being able truly to care about other people and to sacrifice for them, over and over, in myriad pretty little unsexy ways, every day.” – David Foster Wallace

Work It

“Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times.” – John Gerzema

Holding Out for a Hero

“The simple act of caring is heroic.” – Edward Albert

Trust Your Gut

“The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.” – Lao Tzu

Inside Job

“Note that compassion is an internal process an understanding of the painful and troubled road trod by another. It is not trying to change or fix that person.” – Will Bowen

Don’t Shoot the Hot Mess-enger

“There is no shame in expressing your authentic feelings. Those who are at times described as being a ‘hot mess’ or having ‘too many issues’ are the very fabric of what keeps the dream alive for a more caring, humane world. Never be ashamed to let your tears shine a light in this world.” – Anton St. Maarten

Aging Well

“Caring – about people, about things, about life – is an act of maturity.” – Tracy McMillan

Risky Business

“Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.” – Harold Kushner

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