Quotation: There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton

“THERE ARE TWO WAYS OF SPREADING LIGHT: TO BE THE CANDLE OR THE MIRROR THAT REFLECTS IT.”

—Edith Wharton

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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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“UNLESS SOMEONE LIKE YOU CARES A WHOLE AWFUL LOT, NOTHING IS GOING TO GET BETTER. ITВЂ™S NOT.”

—Dr. Seuss

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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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“I HAVE ALWAYS DEPENDED ON THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS.”

—Tennessee Williams

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“YOU CANNOT DO A KINDNESS TO SOON, FOR YOU NEVER KNOW HOW SOON IT WILL BE TOO LATE”

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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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“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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“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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“REAL GENEROSITY IS DOING SOMETHING NICE FOR SOMEONE WHO WILL NEVER FIND OUT.”

—Frank A. Clark

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

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS LOVING YOURSELF ENOUGH TO LOVE THOSE AROUND YOU.”

—RAKtivist

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“WHEN YOU ARE KIND TO OTHERS, IT NOT ONLY CHANGES YOU, IT CHANGES THE WORLD”

—Harold Kushner

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“KINDNESS IS COMPASSION AND LOVE IN PERFECT HARMONY.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS A GIFT EVERYONE CAN AFFORD TO GIVE”

—Unknown

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“ASK YOURSELF: HAVE YOU BEEN KIND TODAY? MAKE KINDNESS YOUR MODUS OPERANDI AND CHANGE YOUR WORLD. ”

—Annie Lennox

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

—RAKtivist

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