Quotation: We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Charlie Chaplin

“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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“KINDNESS IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE...”

—M. Swanepoel, RAKtivist

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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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“KINDNESS CAN BE THE GREATEST GIFT THAT YOU CAN GIVE A PERSON. ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE NOT EXPECTING IT.”

—RAKtivist

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

—Lucy Larcom

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“KINDNESS BEGINS WITH ME.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT TOOL TO SPREAD LOVE AMONG HUMANITY.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS HAVING THE ABILITY TO SPEAK WITH LOVE, LISTEN WITH PATIENCE AND ACT WITH COMPASSION.”

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

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS IGNITING A LIGHT IN SOMEONE ELSE FOR NO REASON OTHER THAN TO WATCH THEM ENJOY THE GLOW.”

—RAKtivist

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“ALWAYS BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN NECESSARY”

—James M. Barrie

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“IF YOU CAN BE ANYTHING, BE KIND”

—Unknown

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“UNEXPECTED KINDNESS IS THE MOST POWERFUL, LEAST COSTLY, AND MOST UNDERRATED AGENT OF HUMAN CHANGE.”

—Bob Kerrey

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

—RAKtivist

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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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“BE SO GOOD THEY CAN'T IGNORE YOU”

—Steve Martin

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