My Simple Quotes to Live By – Week of May 4, 2014

“IF THEY SERVE NO OTHER PURPOSE, UNKIND PEOPLE SHOW YOU HOW NOT TO BE.”  ~ Joyce Fields

My Simple Quotes - GSB - Amazon(excerpted from “My Simple Quotes to Live By” – available at http://www.amazon.com [available on Kindle, too!] and http://www.GoodShortBooks.com)

All of us know some people who say and/or do mean, cruel things to other people. And some of these unkind people are in our own families. The things they say and do really shock and shame us. It’s as if they have no internal barometer to tell them that what they are saying or doing is mean, cruel, or unkind. Or maybe they don’t care. Or maybe they are hurting inside, so they hurt others.  Hurt people hurt people.

But these kinds of people really do serve a purpose. They show us what not to say or do to others. We can empathize with the targets of their cruelty.

So, we really should silently thank them!!

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“IF THEY SERVE NO OTHER PURPOSE, UNKIND PEOPLE SHOW YOU HOW NOT TO BE.” – Another simple quote that you can live by!

 

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About Line of Serenity (Joyce Fields)

As a thought leader for today's generation, I choose to be part of the solution and am doing things that positively impact people's lives. In addition to being a happy, married (since 1967!) woman, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, I have over 40 years' experience in "Corporate America": Stenographer, Secretary, Supervisor, Analyst, Office Manager, Executive Assistant. I am also a professional proofreader and the author of eight books (seven non-fiction; one children's fiction--http://www.GoodShortBooks.com).
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4 Responses to My Simple Quotes to Live By – Week of May 4, 2014

  1. Sandra Garth says:

    It’s tough sometimes when someone is hurting you not to want to give it right back to them. That being said, for our benefit it’s the right thing to do.

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