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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“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 LIKE A SEED THAT WHEN CULTIVATED CAN GROW AND GROW AND GROW.”

—RAKtivist

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“THE WORLD IS FULL OF KIND PEOPLE... IF YOU CAN'T FIND ONE, BE ONE”

—Unknown

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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 MEANS BUILDING BRIDGES INSTEAD OF WALLS.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS PULLING SOMEONE UP AFTER THEY'VE BEEN KNOCKED DOWN.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS FREE; LET'S PASS IT ON”

—Unknown

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“KINDNESS IS LIGHTING SOMEONE ELSE'S TORCH WITH YOUR OWN INNER FLAME.”

—RAKtivist

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“WHEREVER THERE IS A HUMAN BEING, THERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A KINDNESS”

—Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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“HOW BEAUTIFUL A DAY CAN BE, WHEN KINDNESS TOUCHES IT!”

—George Elliston

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“KINDNESS CAN BECOME ITS OWN MOTIVE. WE ARE MADE KIND BY BEING KIND.”

—Eric Hoffer

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“KINDNESS IS A SILENT SMILE, A FRIENDLY WORD, A NOD OF ENCOURAGEMENT. KINDNESS IS THE SINGLE MOST POWERFUL THING WE CAN TEACH CHILDREN.”

—RAKtivist

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“NEVER DOUBT THAT A SMALL GROUP OF THOUGHTFUL, COMMITTED CITIZENS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD. INDEED, IT IS THE ONLY THING THAT EVER HAS”

—Margaret Mead

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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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“ALWAYS BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN NECESSARY”

—James M. Barrie

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“OUR DAYS ARE HAPPIER WHEN WE GIVE PEOPLE A PIECE OF OUR HEART RATHER THAN A PIECE OF OUR MIND”

—Unknown

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