• We can make ourselves say the kind things that rise in our hearts and tremble on our lips - do the gentle and helpful deeds which we long to do and shrink back from; and little by little, it will grow easier - the love spoken will bring back the answer of love - the kind deed will bring back a kind deed in return.

    Harriet Beecher Stowe (1866). “Little Foxes: Or, The Insignificant Little Habits which Mar Domestic Happiness”, p.60