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 WORLD IS FULL OF KIND PEOPLE... IF YOU CAN'T FIND ONE, BE ONE”

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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.”

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“THE BEST INDEX TO A PERSONВЂ™S CHARACTER IS HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T DO HIM ANY GOODВЂ“AND HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T FIGHT BACK.”

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“IF THE WORLD SEEMS COLD TO YOU, KINDLE FIRES TO WARM IT.”

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

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

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“KINDNESS IS NOT WHAT YOU DO, BUT WHO YOU ARE.”

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“KINDNESS MEANS TAKING YOUR POSITIVE ENERGY AND SPREADING IT TO THE WORLD AROUND YOU.”

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

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“I HAVE NEVER MET A PERSON WHOSE GREATEST NEED WAS ANYTHING OTHER THAN REAL, UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. YOU CAN FIND IT IN A SIMPLE ACT OF KINDNESS TOWARD SOMEONE WHO NEEDS HELP. THERE IS NO MISTAKING LOVEВЂ¦IT IS THE COMMON FIBER OF LIFE, THE FLAME THAT HEATS OUR SOUL, ENERGIZES OUR SPIRIT AND SUPPLIES PASSION TO OUR LIVES.”

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“LIFE IS AN ECHO. WHAT YOU SEND OUT, COMES BACK. WHAT YOU SOW, YOU REAP. WHAT YOU GIVE, YOU GET. WHAT YOU SEE IN OTHERS, EXISTS IN YOU.”

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“WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS.”

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

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“KINDNESS STARTS WITH ONE.”

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“OUR DAYS ARE HAPPIER WHEN WE GIVE PEOPLE A PIECE OF OUR HEART RATHER THAN A PIECE OF OUR MIND”

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