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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“CONSTANT KINDNESS CAN ACCOMPLISH MUCH. AS THE SUN MAKES ICE MELT, KINDNESS CAUSES MISUNDERSTANDING, MISTRUST, AND HOSTILITY TO EVAPORATE”

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“I EXPECT TO PASS THROUGH LIFE BUT ONCE. IF THEREFORE, THERE BE ANY KINDNESS I CAN SHOW, OR ANY GOOD THING I CAN DO TO ANY FELLOW BEING, LET ME DO IT NOW, AND NOT DEFER OR NEGLECT IT, AS I SHALL NOT PASS THIS WAY AGAIN.”

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“WHEN YOU ARE KIND TO OTHERS, IT NOT ONLY CHANGES YOU, IT CHANGES THE WORLD”

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“WHEN WORDS ARE BOTH TRUE AND KIND, THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD”

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

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“IF YOU WANT OTHERS TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION. IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION”

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“A KIND AND COMPASSIONATE ACT IS OFTEN ITS OWN REWARD.”

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“KINDNESS IS LIGHTING SOMEONE ELSE'S TORCH WITH YOUR OWN INNER FLAME.”

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