It costs nothing.
It creates much.
It enriches those who receive without
impoverishing those who give.
It happens in a flash, and the memory of it
sometimes lasts forever.
There are none so rich that they can get along
without it, and none so poor and are richer for its
It creates happiness in the home, fosters
goodwill in a business, and is the countersign of
It is rest for the weary, daylight for the
discouraged, sunshine to the sad, and nature's best
antidote for trouble.
And yet it cannot be begged, bought, borrowed,
or stolen, for it is something that is no earthly
good to anyone until it is given away.