Pamalam's World


Words & Colours


The colours are fantastic , but the words are better.
Compassion is language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
~Mark Twain~  
Kindness is in our power even when fondness is not.
~Henry James~
Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret,
for I am far surer of what is kind, than I am of what is true.
~Robert Brault~
Treat everyone with politeness,  even those who are rude to you ,
not because they are nice  but because you are.
Never look down on anyone unless you are helping them up.
A good character is the best tombstone.
Those who loved you will remember.
Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
It's nice to be important,  but it's more important to be nice.
Today, give a stranger one of your smiles.
It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.
If you want others to be happy,   practice compassion.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
~Rudyard Kipling~
Don't be yourself -  be someone nicer.
Never miss an opportunity to make others happy,
even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.
Love your enemies - it will confuse them greatly.
There is one word which may serve as a rule for all one's life  - reciprocity.
Grownups know that little things matter, and that relationships are based on respect.
Don't wait for people to be friendly,  show them how.
~Henry James~
The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.
~Henry Boyle~
If we should deal out justice only in this world, who would escape?
No, it is better to be generous for it gains  us gratitude.
~Mark Twain~
   Be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, tolerant of the weak,
because someday in your life you will be all of these.
~George Washington Carver~
You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone,
who will never be able to repay you.
~John Wooden~
If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing,  how poor we would be.
~Antonio Porchia~
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~
By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.
~Winston Churchill
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
~Frank A. Clark~
We have two ears and one mouth, so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
When I was young,   I admired clever people.
Now that I am old,   I admire kind people.
~Abraham Heschel~