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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“KINDNESS MEANS SHOWING HOW MUCH YOU CARE.”

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“KINDNESS IS SELFLESS GIVING WITH AN OPEN HEART”

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“KINDNESS IS THE ABILITY TO KNOW WHAT THE RIGHT THING TO DO IS AND HAVING THE COURAGE TO DO IT!!”

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“THOSE WHO BRING SUNSHINE TO THE LIVES OF OTHERS CANNOT KEEP IT FROM THEMSELVES”

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

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“A GOOD HEAD AND GOOD HEART ARE ALWAYS A FORMIDABLE COMBINATION. BUT WHEN YOU ADD TO THAT A LITERATE TONGUE OR PEN, THEN YOU HAVE SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL.”

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“THE BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS IN THE WORLD CANNOT BE SEEN OR EVEN TOUCHED - THEY MUST BE FELT WITH THE HEART.”

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“KINDNESS IS AN ACT YOU COMMIT TO MAKE PEOPLE FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD THEY LIVE IN. AN ACT PERFORMED NOT TO CHANGE ANYTHING, BUT TO INSPIRE EVERYTHING.”

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