Quotation: The true essence of humankind is kindness. There are other qualities which come from education or knowledge, but it is essential, if one wishes to be a genuine human being and impart satisfying meaning to one's existence, to have a good heart. Tenzin Gyatso

“THE TRUE ESSENCE OF HUMANKIND IS KINDNESS. THERE ARE OTHER QUALITIES WHICH COME FROM EDUCATION OR KNOWLEDGE, BUT IT IS ESSENTIAL, IF ONE WISHES TO BE A GENUINE HUMAN BEING AND IMPART SATISFYING MEANING TO ONE'S EXISTENCE, TO HAVE A GOOD HEART.”

—Tenzin Gyatso

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“KINDNESS IS LOVE AND LOVE IS KINDNESS.”

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

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

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“KINDNESS IS BEING SOMEONE WHO MAKES EVERYONE FEEL LIKE A SOMEBODY.”

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“KINDNESS IS GOING OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT THEY ARE IMPORTANT AND LOVED.”

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“KINDNESS IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS IN LIFE AND SHOWS HUMANITY MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE.”

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“KINDNESS IS THE SOCIAL GLUE THAT CONNECTS INDIVIDUALS WITHIN A COMMUNITY - KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS!”

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“KINDNESS IS SOMETHING ANYONE CAN GIVE WITHOUT LOSING ANYTHING THEMSELVES.”

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“CARRY OUT A RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS, WITH NO EXPECTATION OF REWARD, SAFE IN THE KNOWLEDGE THAT ONE DAY SOMEONE MIGHT DO THE SAME FOR YOU”

—Princess Diana

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“WE THINK TOO MUCH AND FEEL TOO LITTLE. MORE THAN MACHINERY, WE NEED HUMANITY. MORE THAN CLEVERNESS, WE NEED KINDNESS AND GENTLENESS.”

—Charlie Chaplin

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

—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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“BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD.”

—Mahatma Gandhi

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“KINDNESS IS THE OPPORTUNITY THAT WE ALL HAVE EVERY DAY TO IMPROVE THE WORLD.”

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“KINDNESS IS EXTENDING YOURSELF IN A WAY THAT UPLIFTS ANOTHER HUMAN BEING”

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

—Tennessee Williams

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“NO ACT OF KINDNESS, NO MATTER HOW SMALL, IS EVER WASTED”

—Aesop

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