Quotation: 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

“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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“KINDNESS IS MAKING SOMEONE'S HEART JUST A LITTLE LIGHTER AND THEIR SMILE A BIT BRIGHTER JUST BY SHARING YOUR OWN HEART.”

—RAKtivist

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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 CAN BE THE GREATEST GIFT THAT YOU CAN GIVE A PERSON. ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE NOT EXPECTING IT.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS SHOWING SOMEONE THEY MATTER.”

—RAKtivist

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“IF YOU WANT OTHERS TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION. IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION”

—Dalai Lama

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“WHEN WE SEEK TO DISCOVER THE BEST IN OTHERS, WE SOMEHOW BRING OUT THE BEST IN OURSELVES.”

—William Arthur Ward

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“KINDNESS IS SHARING THE BEST PARTS OF OUR HEARTS WITH THOSE AROUND US.”

—RAKtivist

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“I HAVE DECIDED TO STICK WITH LOVE. HATE IS TOO GREAT A BURDEN TO BEAR”

—Martin Luther King Jr

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“IF YOU CAN BE ANYTHING, BE KIND”

—Unknown

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

—Jean Jacques Rousseau

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“WHEN I WAS YOUNG, I ADMIRED CLEVER PEOPLE. NOW THAT I AM OLD, I ADMIRE KIND PEOPLE”

—Abraham Joshua Heschel

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“I’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”

—Maya Angelou

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“THE BEST PART OF LIFE IS NOT JUST SURVIVING, BUT THRIVING WITH PASSION AND COMPASSION AND HUMOR AND STYLE AND GENEROSITY AND KINDNESS.”

—Maya Angelou

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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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“KINDNESS IS LOVE IN ACTION.”

—RAKtivist

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

—RAKtivist

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