If, when you charged a person with his faults, you credited him with his virtues too, you would probably like everybody.
Have you noticed in your past experience that your kind interpretations were almost always truer than you harsh one?
The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society.
It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world.
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.