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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“KINDNESS IS A WAY OF LIFE.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS DOING WHAT YOU CAN, WHERE YOU ARE, WITH WHAT YOU HAVE.”

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“THOSE WHO MAKE COMPASSION AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THEIR LIVES FIND THE JOY OF LIFE. KINDNESS DEEPENS THE SPIRIT AND PRODUCES REWARDS THAT CANNOT BE COMPLETELY EXPLAINED IN WORDS. IT IS AN EXPERIENCE MORE POWERFUL THAN WORDS. TO BECOME ACQUAINTED WITH KINDNESS ONE MUST BE PREPARED TO LEARN NEW THINGS AND FEEL NEW FEELINGS. KINDNESS IS MORE THAN A PHILOSOPHY OF THE MIND. IT IS A PHILOSOPHY OF THE SPIRIT. ”

—Robert J. Furey

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“KINDNESS IS THE GOLDEN CHAIN BY WHICH SOCIETY IS BOUND TOGETHER.”

—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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“KINDNESS IS A VEHICLE FOR PEACE.”

—RAKtivist

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Thumb q105
“KINDNESS IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS IN LIFE AND SHOWS HUMANITY MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE.”

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Thumb q91
“KINDNESS IS LOVING YOURSELF ENOUGH TO LOVE THOSE AROUND YOU.”

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“KINDNESS IS MAKING SOMEONE'S HEART JUST A LITTLE LIGHTER AND THEIR SMILE A BIT BRIGHTER JUST BY SHARING YOUR OWN HEART.”

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““BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN YOU HAVE TO.””

—E. Bennett

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“THE TRUE ESSENCE OF HUMANKIND IS KINDNESS. THERE ARE OTHER QUALITIES WHICH COME FROM EDUCATION OR KNOWLEDGE, BUT IT IS ESSENTIAL, IF ONE WISHES TO BE A GENUINE HUMAN BEING AND IMPART SATISFYING MEANING TO ONE'S EXISTENCE, TO HAVE A GOOD HEART.”

—Tenzin Gyatso

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“KINDNESS PROMOTES HARMONY AND HAPPINESS.”

—RAKtivist

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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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““I WOULD RATHER MAKE MISTAKES IN KINDNESS AND COMPASSION THAN WORK MIRACLES IN UNKINDNESS AND HARDNESS.” ”

—Mother Teresa

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“I SPEAK TO EVERYONE IN THE SAME WAY, WHETHER HE IS THE GARBAGE MAN OR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY”

—Albert Einstein

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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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“IF YOU WANT OTHERS TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION. IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION”

—Dalai Lama

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