Quotation: When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people Abraham Joshua Heschel

“WHEN I WAS YOUNG, I ADMIRED CLEVER PEOPLE. NOW THAT I AM OLD, I ADMIRE KIND PEOPLE”

—Abraham Joshua Heschel

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“TOO OFTEN WE UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF A TOUCH, A SMILE, A KIND WORD, A LISTENING EAR, AN HONEST COMPLIMENT, OR THE SMALLEST ACT OF CARING, ALL OF WHICH HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO TURN A LIFE AROUND.”

—Leo Buscaglia

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“KINDNESS IS EXTENDING YOURSELF IN A WAY THAT UPLIFTS ANOTHER HUMAN BEING”

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“KINDNESS IS NOT WHAT YOU DO, BUT WHO YOU ARE.”

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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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“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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“WE MAKE A LIVING BY WHAT WE GET. WE MAKE A LIFE BY WHAT WE GIVE”

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

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“BEING KIND IS GIVING EVEN WHEN IT SEEMS LIKE YOU HAVE NOTHING TO GIVE.”

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“KINDNESS IS BEING SOMEONE WHO MAKES EVERYONE FEEL LIKE A SOMEBODY.”

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“LIFE IS AN ECHO. WHAT YOU SEND OUT, COMES BACK. WHAT YOU SOW, YOU REAP. WHAT YOU GIVE, YOU GET. WHAT YOU SEE IN OTHERS, EXISTS IN YOU.”

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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.”

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“KINDNESS IS CHOOSING LOVE OVER HATE, LIGHT OVER DARKNESS, COMPASSION OVER JUDGEMENT.”

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

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“HAPPINESS IS THE NEW RICH. INNER PEACE IS THE NEW SUCCESS. HEALTH IS THE NEW WEALTH. KINDNESS IS THE NEW COOL.”

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“KINDNESS IN WORDS CREATES CONFIDENCE. KINDNESS IN THINKING CREATES PROFOUNDNESS. KINDNESS IN GIVING CREATES LOVE”

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