Quotation: A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Saint Basil

“A TREE IS KNOWN BY ITS FRUIT; A MAN BY HIS DEEDS. A GOOD DEED IS NEVER LOST; HE WHO SOWS COURTESY REAPS FRIENDSHIP, AND HE WHO PLANTS KINDNESS GATHERS LOVE.”

—Saint Basil

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“KIND PEOPLE ARE THE BEST KIND OF PEOPLE”

—Unknown

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“WHEN WORDS ARE BOTH TRUE AND KIND, THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD”

—Buddha

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“KINDNESS IS AN ACT YOU COMMIT TO MAKE PEOPLE FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD THEY LIVE IN. AN ACT PERFORMED NOT TO CHANGE ANYTHING, BUT TO INSPIRE EVERYTHING.”

—RAKtivist

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“NEVER DOUBT THAT A SMALL GROUP OF THOUGHTFUL, COMMITTED CITIZENS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD. INDEED, IT IS THE ONLY THING THAT EVER HAS”

—Margaret Mead

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“KINDNESS IS THE GOLDEN CHAIN BY WHICH SOCIETY IS BOUND TOGETHER.”

—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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“KINDNESS IS LOVING YOURSELF ENOUGH TO LOVE THOSE AROUND YOU.”

—RAKtivist

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“THE BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS IN THE WORLD CANNOT BE SEEN OR EVEN TOUCHED - THEY MUST BE FELT WITH THE HEART.”

—Helen Keller

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

—Morgan Freeman

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“A SINGLE ACT OF KINDNESS THROWS OUT ROOTS IN ALL DIRECTIONS, AND THE ROOTS SPRING UP AND MAKE NEW TREES”

—Amelia Earhart

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“KINDNESS IS BEING A BREATH OF FRESH AIR TO SOMEONE ELSE WHEN THEY FEEL LIKE THEY ARE SUFFOCATING.”

—RAKtivist

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“PUT YOUR HEART, MIND, AND SOUL INTO EVEN YOUR SMALLEST ACTS. THIS IS THE SECRET OF SUCCESS.”

—Swami Sivananda

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“KINDNESS IS FREE TO GIVE, BUT PRICELESS TO RECEIVE.”

—RAKtivist

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

—RAKtivist

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

—Tennessee Williams

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“THREE THINGS IN HUMAN LIFE ARE IMPORTANT. THE FIRST IS TO BE KIND. THE SECOND IS TO BE KIND. AND THE THIRD IS TO BE KIND.”

—Henry James

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“HAPPINESS NEVER DECREASES BY BEING SHARED.”

—The 14th Dalai Lama

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