Pay it forward …rather than paying others back.

Pay it forward is a well known expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying it to others instead of to the original benefactor.

The concept is old, but the phrase may have been coined by Lily Hardy Hammond in her 1916 book, “In the Garden of Delight”.

With thanks for the graphic to Sharron Hymann!

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