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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“THE TEST OF OUR PROGRESS IS NOT WHETHER WE ADD MORE TO THE ABUNDANCE OF THOSE WHO HAVE MUCH; IT IS WHETHER WE PROVIDE ENOUGH FOR THOSE WHO HAVE TOO LITTLE.”

—Franklin D. Roosevelt

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“LET US REMEMBER: ONE BOOK, ONE PEN, ONE CHILD, AND ONE TEACHER CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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“BE KIND WHENEVER POSSIBLE. IT IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE”

—Dalai Lama

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“KINDNESS IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE...”

—M. Swanepoel, RAKtivist

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“BELIEVE THERE IS GOOD IN THE WORLD”

—Unknown

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“WE THINK TOO MUCH AND FEEL TOO LITTLE. MORE THAN MACHINERY, WE NEED HUMANITY. MORE THAN CLEVERNESS, WE NEED KINDNESS AND GENTLENESS.”

—Charlie Chaplin

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“KIND HEARTS ARE THE GARDENS. KIND THOUGHTS ARE THE ROOTS. KIND WORDS ARE THE BLOSSOMS. KIND DEEDS ARE THE FRUITS.”

—Kirpal Singh

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

—RAKtivist

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

—Unknown

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

—RAKtivist

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

—Kahlil Gibran

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

—RAKtivist

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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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“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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“WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS.”

—Robert Ingersoll

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