In this lies the great secret of their success. – They are mild and pleasing in their action, but searching and permanent in their effect, penetrating the remotest recesses of the system, by their ready absorption into the blood, thereby infusing a new supply of vitality and nervous power into all the machinery of life.
But why do we care so deeply about helping others? Because it is the “right thing to do?” Because it makes us feel good? And, never mind the reasoning, but if we truly care, then is that even enough to truly impact anything or anyone?