1. Bees and flies

    The difference between a devotee and a nondevotee is this, just like the bee and the fly: the bee always is attracted by the honey and flies go to the open sores. So the devotee is only attracted by the good qualities in other people and does not see their faults.

    From Srila Prabhupada’s letter to: Badarinarayana — Delhi 7 November, 1971