Quotation: 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

“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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“KINDNESS IS THE FOUNDATION FOR THE SUCCESS OF OUR FUTURE.”

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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.” ”

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