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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“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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“KINDNESS IS THE HIGHEST FOR OF INTELLIGENCE”

—Wayne Teasdale

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“KINDNESS MEANS BELIEVING IN SOMEONE WHEN THEY JUST DON'T BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS CHOOSING TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND CELEBRATE THE BEAUTY IN OTHERS, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT THEY CAN FIND IT IN THEMSELVES.”

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“HOW DO WE CHANGE THE WORLD? ONE RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS AT A TIME”

—Morgan Freeman

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

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“KINDNESS IS AN ACT YOU COMMIT TO MAKE PEOPLE FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD THEY LIVE IN. AN ACT PERFORMED NOT TO CHANGE ANYTHING, BUT TO INSPIRE EVERYTHING.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS BEING A BREATH OF FRESH AIR TO SOMEONE ELSE WHEN THEY FEEL LIKE THEY ARE SUFFOCATING.”

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“A TREE IS KNOWN BY ITS FRUIT; A MAN BY HIS DEEDS. A GOOD DEED IS NEVER LOST; HE WHO SOWS COURTESY REAPS FRIENDSHIP, AND HE WHO PLANTS KINDNESS GATHERS LOVE.”

—Saint Basil

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“PUT YOUR HEART, MIND, AND SOUL INTO EVEN YOUR SMALLEST ACTS. THIS IS THE SECRET OF SUCCESS.”

—Swami Sivananda

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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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“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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“KIND PEOPLE ARE THE BEST KIND OF PEOPLE”

—Unknown

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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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“KINDNESS MEANS SHOWING HOW MUCH YOU CARE.”

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“KINDNESS IS MAKING SOMEONES DAY A LITTLE BRIGHTER.”

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