Quotation: The best index to a person’s character is how he treats people who can’t do him any good–and how he treats people who can’t fight back. Abigail Van Buren

“THE BEST INDEX TO A PERSON’S CHARACTER IS HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CAN’T DO HIM ANY GOOD–AND HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CAN’T FIGHT BACK.”

—Abigail Van Buren

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“YOU CAN HAVE EVERYTHING YOU WANT IN LIFE IF YOU JUST HELP ENOUGH PEOPLE GET WHAT THEY WANT IN LIFE.”

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

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“I FEEL THE CAPACITY TO CARE IS THE THING WHICH GIVES LIFE ITS DEEPEST SIGNIFICANCE.”

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

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““I WOULD RATHER MAKE MISTAKES IN KINDNESS AND COMPASSION THAN WORK MIRACLES IN UNKINDNESS AND HARDNESS.” ”

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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 A CONTRIBUTION TOWARD INTRODUCING JUSTICE STRAIGHTAWAY. AND YOU CAN ALWAYS, ALWAYS GIVE SOMETHING, EVEN IF IT IS ONLY KINDNESS!”

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“KINDNESS IS THE TRUE EXPRESSION OF LOVE WITHOUT ANY BARRIERS.”

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“KINDNESS IS THE SEED OF THE MOST DELICIOUS FRUIT!”

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“IF YOU HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY, DO IT. THE WORLD NEEDS MORE OF THAT. ”

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“KINDNESS IS SOMETHING ANYONE CAN GIVE WITHOUT LOSING ANYTHING THEMSELVES.”

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“KINDNESS BEGINS WITH ME.”

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“KINDNESS CAN BE THE GREATEST GIFT THAT YOU CAN GIVE A PERSON. ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE NOT EXPECTING IT.”

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“KINDNESS MEANS TAKING YOUR POSITIVE ENERGY AND SPREADING IT TO THE WORLD AROUND YOU.”

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“HOW DO WE CHANGE THE WORLD? ONE RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS AT A TIME”

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“KINDNESS IS THE ABILITY AND DESIRE TO HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON OTHERS.”

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“THOSE WHO MAKE COMPASSION AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THEIR LIVES FIND THE JOY OF LIFE. KINDNESS DEEPENS THE SPIRIT AND PRODUCES REWARDS THAT CANNOT BE COMPLETELY EXPLAINED IN WORDS. IT IS AN EXPERIENCE MORE POWERFUL THAN WORDS. TO BECOME ACQUAINTED WITH KINDNESS ONE MUST BE PREPARED TO LEARN NEW THINGS AND FEEL NEW FEELINGS. KINDNESS IS MORE THAN A PHILOSOPHY OF THE MIND. IT IS A PHILOSOPHY OF THE SPIRIT. ”

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