Never respond

 

"Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it…Don't allow his anger to become your anger." ~Bohdi Sanders

Winning gives birth to hostility.
Losing, one lies down in pain.
The calmed lie down with ease,
having set winning & losing aside.

Dhammapada, The Buddha

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Comments

  1. Michael Cammock

    October 7, 2014

    Never? I say there is a time for self defence, if needed in equal intensity towards the aggressor. But that is only in Words. My pen is Mightier than the Sword.

  2. Alicia Calimlim

    October 7, 2014

    TRULY SAID…HI SISTER JEN HOPE UR OK?

  3. Kishan Sondarva

    October 7, 2014

    Nice quote…and vry vry vry vry vry vry beautiful pic…

  4. Carlos Bation

    October 8, 2014

    TRUE…have a peaceful dreams..Ingat

  5. Therea Pasci

    October 8, 2014

    Anger is so real but everything u say in this post is real love your enemies for god will love u more love and hate dont produce the fruit of the spirit of god the almighty amen Goodnite

  6. Iceman Westside

    October 8, 2014

    Namaste' Jen, Angry people's are not that angry they want to be LUV . Jealousy and Envy people's are the ones _ One should never respond to neither one of them . They have destroyed many relationship because they don' t want cohesiveness between Human Beings . There a time to never respond and There a time to respond not in Anger. LUV is not a Contest ! Peace Jen with respect to your post _ 1 LUV……..

  7. Ajay Agnihotri

    October 8, 2014

    Yes,i agree with you Jendhamuni..nice post.

  8. Reena Verma

    October 8, 2014

    Hi,dear Jen,I totally agree with you, what you said is so true & transparent but still we dont practice it but thanks for firming up my resolution to follow what you said

  9. Antonio Robinson

    October 8, 2014

    Anger is like a blind fold it clouds your ability to think clearly,so when in an anger rage,you aren't able to see all the hurt pain you may cause others/family, friends anyone, so you find yourself saying after calming (did I really say or do that) it's a wast of emotions…..

  10. N Sekar

    October 8, 2014

    Be passive to be of yourself

  11. Carlos Bation

    October 8, 2014

    Hi jenh good evening / morning ..

  12. naginda rai

    October 8, 2014

    Very sweet nice our beautifule

  13. Carmen A

    October 8, 2014

    That's so nice

  14. Carlos Bation

    October 8, 2014

    Hi good night.. have a wonderful day..

  15. Jugal Panda

    October 8, 2014

    nice post you have given

  16. Draha Kučerová

    October 10, 2014

    taky seříká ráno moudřejší večera

  17. ibrahim ali

    October 11, 2014

    Yap vry true it wil make dat pasn mo in pain than he o sh was bt if only u respn wid calmness!!!!


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