Did you ever stop to think that a dog is the only animal that doesn't have to work for a living? A hen has to lay eggs, a cow has to give milk, and a canary has to sing. But a dog makes his living by giving you nothing but love.
Talk about your own mistakes before criticising the other person.
Resentment caused by a brash order may last a long time—even if the order was given to correct an obviously bad situation.
Hans Selye, another great psychologist, said, As much as we thirst for approval, we dread condemnation.
One of the most appalling comments on our present way of life is that half of all the beds in our hospitals are reserved for patients with nervous and mental troubles, patients who have collapsed under the crushing burden of accumulated yesterdays and fearful tomorrows.
Instead of condemning people, let's try to understand them. Let's try to figure out why they do what they do.