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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“THE BEST PART OF LIFE IS NOT JUST SURVIVING, BUT THRIVING WITH PASSION AND COMPASSION AND HUMOR AND STYLE AND GENEROSITY AND KINDNESS.”

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

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“WHAT YOU DO MAKES A DIFFERENCE, AND YOU HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT KIND OF DIFFERENCE YOU WANT TO MAKE”

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“KINDNESS IS A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE.”

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“KINDNESS IS THE HIGHEST FOR OF INTELLIGENCE”

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“GO BE KIND”

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“KINDNESS IS AN EXPRESSION OF LOVE, BIG OR SMALL, IT'S WHAT HOLDS US ALL TOGETHER!”

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“KINDNESS IS THE THE RAWEST FORM OF HUMAN COMPASSION.”

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“TENDERNESS AND KINDNESS ARE NOT SIGNS OF WEAKNESS AND DESPAIR, BUT MANIFESTATIONS OF STRENGTH AND RESOLUTION.”

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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.”

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

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“KINDNESS MEANS CHANGING THE WORLD...ONE ACT OR SMILE AT A TIME.”

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