The world is like a mirror
If we look at it with a smiling face,
We see the face smiling back at us
But if we look at it with a face of anger,
We will see an ugly face reflected back.
In the same way, if we act with kindness and compassion,
We will reap the same good qualities.
Dhammananda, K. S., "Food for the Thinking Mind," Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia, 1999, P.397.