“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”

Etienne de Grellet (1773-1855); Quaker Missionary

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I lived my life this way
Jin Harmer 15 days ago from North Adelaide Autstralia

I too try to live by this quote. It is the simplest yet the best.
Alan about 1 month ago from Australia

This has been my mantra since I read this 50 years ago. It simply says it all!
Lucinda about 1 month ago from Haverhill

I first learned this quote in 10th grade in Mr. Williamson class.I don't know wheather he was a Quaker but I thank him for giving it to us.I has been words for which I try to live by.And thank you P. Chaffin for helping me reconnect with it.
Robert E. Smith about 1 month ago from Washington,DC

If all humanity follows this phiposophy in life and behave like this , what a wonderful it would be indeed tp pive in
haniff mohmoodally about 1 month ago from London / Mauriyus

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