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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“DO YOUR LITTLE BIT OF GOOD WHERE YOU ARE; ITВЂ™S THOSE LITTLE BITS OF GOOD PUT TOGETHER THAT OVERWHELM THE WORLD”

—Desmond Tutu

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“IF YOU WANT OTHERS TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION. IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION”

—Dalai Lama

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“THREE THINGS IN HUMAN LIFE ARE IMPORTANT. THE FIRST IS TO BE KIND. THE SECOND IS TO BE KIND. AND THE THIRD IS TO BE KIND.”

—Henry James

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“THE BEST PART OF LIFE IS NOT JUST SURVIVING, BUT THRIVING WITH PASSION AND COMPASSION AND HUMOR AND STYLE AND GENEROSITY AND KINDNESS.”

—Maya Angelou

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“KINDNESS HAS A BEAUTIFUL WAY OF REACHING DOWN INTO A WEARY HEART AND MAKING IT SHINE LIKE THE RISING SUN”

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

—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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“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.”

—William Penn

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“A SINGLE ACT OF KINDNESS THROWS OUT ROOTS IN ALL DIRECTIONS, AND THE ROOTS SPRING UP AND MAKE NEW TREES”

—Amelia Earhart

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“GO BE KIND”

—Unknown

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

—RAKtivist

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“WHEN WORDS ARE BOTH TRUE AND KIND, THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD”

—Buddha

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

—Unknown

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“GOOD WORDS BRING GOOD FEELINGS TO THE HEART. SPEAK WITH KINDNESS, ALWAYS. ”

—Rod Williams

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