The Ultimate Gossip Test by Socrates – Three Filters of Truth, Goodness and Usefulness
Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? - from The Children's Story Garden, stories collected by a committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1920 (Quakers)
It only takes one Negative comment to kill a dream.
If you can't be Kind, be Quiet
Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. - Buddha
Speak When You Are Angry & You Will Make The Best Speech You Will Ever Regret - Ambrose Bierce
It is possible to express your opinions... without being sarcastic, rude, insulting, hostile, petty, derogatory & mean.
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were goin to be dead by midnight.
Before you act...
Before You Speak, THINK
Make Promises Sparingly and keep them faithfully. Never miss the opportunity to compliment and encourage. Refuse to talk negatively, don't partake in gossip. Before you speak, think how you would feel in the receiver's place.
Before you speak, ask: Is it true, kind, necessary?
Before you speak, ask yourself if what you are going to say is True, Helpful, Inspiring, Necessary, Kind.
Before you speak, ask yourself: Is it kind, is it true, is it necessary, does it improve upon the silence?