Quotation: 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

“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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“KINDNESS CAN TRANSFORM SOMEONE'S DARK MOMENT WITH A BLAZE OF LIGHT. YOU'LL NEVER KNOW HOW MUCH YOUR CARING MATTERS. MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR ANOTHER TODAY.”

—Amy Leigh Mercree

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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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“KINDNESS IS THE THE MARK WE LEAVE ON THE WORLD.”

—RAKtivist

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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.”

—Leo Buscaglia

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“YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH BY KINDNESS WHAT YOU CANNOT BY FORCE”

—Publilius Syrus

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“A GOOD HEAD AND GOOD HEART ARE ALWAYS A FORMIDABLE COMBINATION. BUT WHEN YOU ADD TO THAT A LITERATE TONGUE OR PEN, THEN YOU HAVE SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL.”

—Nelson Mandela

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“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 SILENT SMILE, A FRIENDLY WORD, A NOD OF ENCOURAGEMENT. KINDNESS IS THE SINGLE MOST POWERFUL THING WE CAN TEACH CHILDREN.”

—RAKtivist

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“DO YOUR LITTLE BIT OF GOOD WHERE YOU ARE; ITВЂ™S THOSE LITTLE BITS OF GOOD PUT TOGETHER THAT OVERWHELM THE WORLD”

—Desmond Tutu

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“KINDNESS CAN BECOME ITS OWN MOTIVE. WE ARE MADE KIND BY BEING KIND.”

—Eric Hoffer

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““THIS IS MY SIMPLE RELIGION. NO NEED FOR TEMPLES. NO NEED FOR COMPLICATED PHILOSOPHY. YOUR OWN MIND, YOUR OWN HEART IS THE TEMPLE. YOUR PHILOSOPHY IS SIMPLE KINDNESS.” ”

—Dalai Lama XIV

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“KINDNESS IS BEING JOYFUL AND SHARING THAT JOY WITH OTHERS.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS MEANS SHOWING HOW MUCH YOU CARE.”

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“KINDNESS IS MAKING SOMEONE SMILE IF ONLY FOR A MOMENT.”

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“ATTITUDE IS A CHOICE. HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE. OPTIMISM IS A CHOICE. KINDNESS IS A CHOICE. GIVING IS A CHOICE. RESPECT IS A CHOICE. WHATEVER CHOICE YOU MAKE MAKES YOU. CHOOSE WISELY.”

—Roy T. Bennett

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“IВЂ™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”

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