it reads, "never look down on anyone, unless you are giving them a hand up."
it is posted on the outside window of ben & jerry's in burlington, vermont. here is a photo of my mom pointing to her freshly posted falafel :)
the quote is from the author pete hamill, who spoke at a conference my parents attended earlier in the week. he said it was something his mother used to tell him and his brother when they were growing up... how sweet is that? a really great life lesson to remember.