Quotation: When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they were what they should be, they will become what they should be. Thomas S. Monson

“WHEN WE TREAT PEOPLE MERELY AS THEY ARE, THEY WILL REMAIN AS THEY ARE. WHEN WE TREAT THEM AS IF THEY WERE WHAT THEY SHOULD BE, THEY WILL BECOME WHAT THEY SHOULD BE.”

—Thomas S. Monson

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“KINDNESS IS MAKING SOMEONE SMILE IF ONLY FOR A MOMENT.”

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“IВЂ™VE LEARNED THAT PEOPLE WILL FORGET WHAT YOU SAID, PEOPLE WILL FORGET WHAT YOU DID, BUT PEOPLE WILL NEVER FORGET HOW YOU MADE THEM FEEL”

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“KINDNESS CAN BECOME ITS OWN MOTIVE. WE ARE MADE KIND BY BEING KIND.”

—Eric Hoffer

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“WHEN WE FEEL LOVE AND KINDNESS TOWARD OTHERS, IT NOT ONLY MAKES OTHERS FEEL LOVED AND CARED FOR, BUT IT HELPS US ALSO TO DEVELOP INNER HAPPINESS AND PEACE.”

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“HUMAN KINDNESS HAS NEVER WEAKENED THE STAMINA OR SOFTENED THE FIGURE OF A FREE PEOPLE. A NATION DOES NOT HAVE TO BE CRUEL TO BE TOUGH”

—Franklin D Roosevelt

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“KINDNESS IS CHOOSING TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND CELEBRATE THE BEAUTY IN OTHERS, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT THEY CAN FIND IT IN THEMSELVES.”

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“KINDNESS BEGINS WITH ME.”

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“KINDNESS IS BEING SOMEONE WHO MAKES EVERYONE FEEL LIKE A SOMEBODY.”

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“NO ACT OF KINDNESS IS TOO SMALL. THE GIFT OF KINDNESS MAY START AS A SMALL RIPPLE THAT OVER TIME CAN TURN INTO A TIDAL WAVE AFFECTING THE LIVES OF MANY.”

—Kevin Heath

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“KINDNESS IS THE THE MARK WE LEAVE ON THE WORLD.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS LIKE WATCHING THE SUN BEGIN TO SHINE THROUGH THE CLOUDS AFTER A RAINY DAY.”

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“OUR DAYS ARE HAPPIER WHEN WE GIVE PEOPLE A PIECE OF OUR HEART RATHER THAN A PIECE OF OUR MIND”

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“KINDNESS IS FREE TO GIVE, BUT PRICELESS TO RECEIVE.”

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“LOVE AND KINDNESS ARE NEVER WASTED. THEY ALWAYS MAKE A DIFFERENCE.”

—Helen James

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“THERE ARE TWO WAYS OF SPREADING LIGHT: TO BE THE CANDLE OR THE MIRROR THAT REFLECTS IT.”

—Edith Wharton

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“WHEN WE SEEK TO DISCOVER THE BEST IN OTHERS, WE SOMEHOW BRING OUT THE BEST IN OURSELVES.”

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