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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““THIS IS MY SIMPLE RELIGION. NO NEED FOR TEMPLES. NO NEED FOR COMPLICATED PHILOSOPHY. YOUR OWN MIND, YOUR OWN HEART IS THE TEMPLE. YOUR PHILOSOPHY IS SIMPLE KINDNESS.” ”

—Dalai Lama XIV

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“LIFE IS MOSTLY FROTH AND BUBBLE; TWO THINGS STAND LIKE STONE: KINDNESS IN ANOTHER'S TROUBLE, COURAGE IN OUR OWN.”

—Adam Lindsay Gordon

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“KINDNESS IS FREE; LET'S PASS IT ON”

—Unknown

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“WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS.”

—Robert Ingersoll

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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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“REMEMBER THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS. EVERY ACT CREATES A RIPPLE WITH NO LOGICAL END”

—Scott Adams

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“LOVE AND KINDNESS ARE NEVER WASTED. THEY ALWAYS MAKE A DIFFERENCE.”

—Helen James

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

—Lucy Larcom

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

—RAKtivist

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“THE BEST INDEX TO A PERSONВЂ™S CHARACTER IS HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T DO HIM ANY GOODВЂ“AND HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T FIGHT BACK.”

—Abigail Van Buren

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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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“KINDNESS CAN MAKE A BAD DAY GOOD, AND A GOOD DAY BETTER.”

—RAKtivist

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“CARRY OUT A RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS, WITH NO EXPECTATION OF REWARD, SAFE IN THE KNOWLEDGE THAT ONE DAY SOMEONE MIGHT DO THE SAME FOR YOU”

—Princess Diana

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

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS SPREADING SUNSHINE INTO OTHER PEOPLE'S LIVES REGARDLESS OF THE WEATHER.”

—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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