If one is to do good, it must be done in minute particulars.Of the responses Brooks has received from readers, I like this the best:
I have always wanted to be effortlessly kind. I wanted to raise children who were kind.Thinking this over, I remember two compliments I have received in my life that I treasure above all the others:
You sure are a loyal friend.and
I learn something from you almost every day.Of such things is my own happiness made.