Quotation: 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

“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 MEANS BELIEVING IN SOMEONE WHEN THEY JUST DON'T BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES.”

—RAKtivist

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“UNEXPECTED KINDNESS IS THE MOST POWERFUL, LEAST COSTLY, AND MOST UNDERRATED AGENT OF HUMAN CHANGE.”

—Bob Kerrey

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

—Buddha

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“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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“NO ACT OF KINDNESS IS TOO SMALL. THE GIFT OF KINDNESS MAY START AS A SMALL RIPPLE THAT OVER TIME CAN TURN INTO A TIDAL WAVE AFFECTING THE LIVES OF MANY.”

—Kevin Heath

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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.”

—Abigail Van Buren

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“KINDNESS IS A SIMPLE SMILE ON A RAINY DAY”

—RAKtivist

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

—Eric Hoffer

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“RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS COST NOTHING, BUT BRING THE GREATEST REWARD!!”

—RAKtivist

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“WHAT WISDOM CAN YOU FIND THAT IS GREATER THAN KINDNESS?”

—Jean Jacques Rousseau

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“A NICE PERSON IS A 'YES' PERSON, WHEREAS A GOOD PERSON IS A PERSON WHO ACCEPTS THEIR RESPONSIBILITY IN THINGS, MOVES FORWARD, TRIES TO CONSTANTLY EVOLVE, AND ISN'T AFRAID TO SAY NO OR CHALLENGE SOMEONE TO BE HONEST OR TRUTHFUL.”

—Miranda Kerr

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“KINDNESS PROMOTES HARMONY AND HAPPINESS.”

—RAKtivist

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“ALWAYS BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN NECESSARY”

—James M. Barrie

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“THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN LIFE IS TO SERVE AND TO SHOW COMPASSION AND THE WILL TO HELP OTHERS.”

—Albert Schweitzer

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“KINDNESS IS GIVING HOPE TO THOSE WHO THINK THEY ARE ALL ALONE IN THIS WORLD.”

—RAKtivist

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

—Lucy Larcom

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