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 IS SIMPLE. IT IS SEEING THE GOOD IN EVERYONE, AND CELEBRATING IT.”

—RAKtivist

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“IF THE WORLD SEEMS COLD TO YOU, KINDLE FIRES TO WARM IT.”

—Lucy Larcom

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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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“WHEREVER THERE IS A HUMAN BEING, THERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A KINDNESS”

—Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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“KINDNESS IS SEEING THE BEST IN OTHERS WHEN THEY CANNOT SEE IT IN THEMSELVES.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS CAN TRANSFORM SOMEONE'S DARK MOMENT WITH A BLAZE OF LIGHT. YOU'LL NEVER KNOW HOW MUCH YOUR CARING MATTERS. MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR ANOTHER TODAY.”

—Amy Leigh Mercree

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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 SHARING THE BEST PARTS OF OUR HEARTS WITH THOSE AROUND US.”

—RAKtivist

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“UNEXPECTED KINDNESS IS THE MOST POWERFUL, LEAST COSTLY, AND MOST UNDERRATED AGENT OF HUMAN CHANGE.”

—Bob Kerrey

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“KINDNESS IS CARING FOR OTHERS, EVEN WHEN THEY MAY NOT CARE FOR YOU.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS TO ME MEANS DOING THINGS FOR THE CAUSE AND NOT THE APPLAUSE.”

—RAKtivist

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“BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD.”

—Mahatma Gandhi

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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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“KIND WORDS CAN BE SHORT AND EASY TO SPEAK BUT THEIR ECHOES ARE TRULY ENDLESS”

—Mother Teresa

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“BE SO GOOD THEY CAN'T IGNORE YOU”

—Steve Martin

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

—RAKtivist

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