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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“I HAVE NEVER MET A PERSON WHOSE GREATEST NEED WAS ANYTHING OTHER THAN REAL, UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. YOU CAN FIND IT IN A SIMPLE ACT OF KINDNESS TOWARD SOMEONE WHO NEEDS HELP. THERE IS NO MISTAKING LOVE…IT IS THE COMMON FIBER OF LIFE, THE FLAME THAT HEATS OUR SOUL, ENERGIZES OUR SPIRIT AND SUPPLIES PASSION TO OUR LIVES.”

—Elisabeth KГјbler-Ross

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“I FEEL THE CAPACITY TO CARE IS THE THING WHICH GIVES LIFE ITS DEEPEST SIGNIFICANCE.”

—Pablo Casais

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“WE GET SO WORRIED ABOUT BEING PRETTY. LET'S BE PRETTY KIND. PRETTY FUNNY. PRETTY SMART. PRETTY STRONG.”

—Britt Nicole

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

—RAKtivist

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

—Bob Kerrey

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“THOSE WHO MAKE COMPASSION AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THEIR LIVES FIND THE JOY OF LIFE. KINDNESS DEEPENS THE SPIRIT AND PRODUCES REWARDS THAT CANNOT BE COMPLETELY EXPLAINED IN WORDS. IT IS AN EXPERIENCE MORE POWERFUL THAN WORDS. TO BECOME ACQUAINTED WITH KINDNESS ONE MUST BE PREPARED TO LEARN NEW THINGS AND FEEL NEW FEELINGS. KINDNESS IS MORE THAN A PHILOSOPHY OF THE MIND. IT IS A PHILOSOPHY OF THE SPIRIT. ”

—Robert J. Furey

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“KINDNESS BEGINS WITH ME.”

—RAKtivist

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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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“AS WE EXPRESS OUR GRATITUDE, WE MUST NEVER FORGET THAT THE HIGHEST APPRECIATION IS NOT TO UTTER WORDS BUT TO LIVE BY THEM.”

—John F. Kennedy

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“YOU CANNOT DO A KINDNESS TO SOON, FOR YOU NEVER KNOW HOW SOON IT WILL BE TOO LATE”

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“KINDNESS IS SIMPLE. IT IS SEEING THE GOOD IN EVERYONE, AND CELEBRATING IT.”

—RAKtivist

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“KIND HEARTS ARE THE GARDENS. KIND THOUGHTS ARE THE ROOTS. KIND WORDS ARE THE BLOSSOMS. KIND DEEDS ARE THE FRUITS.”

—Kirpal Singh

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“EDUCATING THE MIND WITHOUT EDUCATING THE HEART, IS NO EDUCATION AT ALL.”

—Unknown

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