Quotation: You may not be responsible for being down, but you must be responsible for getting up. Jesse Jackson

“YOU MAY NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR BEING DOWN, BUT YOU MUST BE RESPONSIBLE FOR GETTING UP.”

—Jesse Jackson

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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.”

—The 14th Dalai Lama

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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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“IN A WORLD WHERE YOU CAN BE ANYTHING, BE KIND”

—Unknown

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“TENDERNESS AND KINDNESS ARE NOT SIGNS OF WEAKNESS AND DESPAIR, BUT MANIFESTATIONS OF STRENGTH AND RESOLUTION.”

—Kahlil Gibran

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“KINDNESS IS GIVING HOPE TO THOSE WHO THINK THEY ARE ALL ALONE IN THIS WORLD.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS HAVING THE ABILITY TO SPEAK WITH LOVE, LISTEN WITH PATIENCE AND ACT WITH COMPASSION.”

—RAKtivist

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“THE BEST INDEX TO A PERSONВЂ™S CHARACTER IS HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T DO HIM ANY GOODВЂ“AND HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T FIGHT BACK.”

—Abigail Van Buren

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

—William Arthur Ward

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“HOW BEAUTIFUL A DAY CAN BE, WHEN KINDNESS TOUCHES IT!”

—George Elliston

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“KINDNESS IS A SILENT SMILE, A FRIENDLY WORD, A NOD OF ENCOURAGEMENT. KINDNESS IS THE SINGLE MOST POWERFUL THING WE CAN TEACH CHILDREN.”

—RAKtivist

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“IN THE END ONLY KINDNESS MATTERS”

—Jewel

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“HOW LOVELY TO THINK THAT NO ONE NEED WAIT A MOMENT, WE CAN START NOW, START SLOWLY CHANGING THE WORLD! HOW LOVELY THAT EVERYONE, GREAT AND SMALL, CAN MAKE THEIR CONTRIBUTION TOWARD INTRODUCING JUSTICE STRAIGHTAWAY... AND YOU CAN ALWAYS, ALWAYS GIVE SOMETHING, EVEN IF IT IS ONLY KINDNESS!”

—Anne Frank

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“KINDNESS IS LIKE A SEED THAT WHEN CULTIVATED CAN GROW AND GROW AND GROW.”

—RAKtivist

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“I FEEL THAT THERE IS NOTHING MORE TRULY ARTISTIC THAN TO LOVE PEOPLE.”

—Vincent Van Gogh

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

—Albert Schweitzer

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“ASK YOURSELF: HAVE YOU BEEN KIND TODAY? MAKE KINDNESS YOUR MODUS OPERANDI AND CHANGE YOUR WORLD. ”

—Annie Lennox

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