Quotation: 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

“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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“KINDNESS STARTS WITH ONE.”

—The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation

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“AS WE EXPRESS OUR GRATITUDE, WE MUST NEVER FORGET THAT THE HIGHEST APPRECIATION IS NOT TO UTTER WORDS BUT TO LIVE BY THEM.”

—John F. Kennedy

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“I’VE LEARNED THAT PEOPLE WILL FORGET WHAT YOU SAID, PEOPLE WILL FORGET WHAT YOU DID, BUT PEOPLE WILL NEVER FORGET HOW YOU MADE THEM FEEL”

—Maya Angelou

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“KINDNESS BEGINS WITH ME.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS CARING FOR OTHERS, EVEN WHEN THEY MAY NOT CARE FOR YOU.”

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“KINDNESS IS LIKE WATER COLORING. EVEN THE SMALLEST DROP OF PAINT IN THE WATER, TURNS THE WHOLE THING COLORFUL.”

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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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Thumb q123
“KINDNESS IS OUR VERY OWN PIXIE FAIRY DUST, IT GIVES PEOPLE THE ABILITY TO SOAR AND NOT JUST FLY.”

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“WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS.”

—Robert Ingersoll

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“KINDNESS IS A REFLECTION OF WHAT LIVES IN OUR HEART.”

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“BELIEVE THERE IS GOOD IN THE WORLD”

—Unknown

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“KINDNESS IS THE TRUE EXPRESSION OF LOVE WITHOUT ANY BARRIERS.”

—RAKtivist

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“THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN LIFE IS TO SERVE AND TO SHOW COMPASSION AND THE WILL TO HELP OTHERS.”

—Albert Schweitzer

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

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“THE TEST OF OUR PROGRESS IS NOT WHETHER WE ADD MORE TO THE ABUNDANCE OF THOSE WHO HAVE MUCH; IT IS WHETHER WE PROVIDE ENOUGH FOR THOSE WHO HAVE TOO LITTLE.”

—Franklin D. Roosevelt

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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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