Quotation: “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

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

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“KINDNESS IS THE KEY TO LIFE.”

—RAKtivist

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“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.”

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““BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN YOU HAVE TO.””

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“UNLESS SOMEONE LIKE YOU CARES A WHOLE AWFUL LOT, NOTHING IS GOING TO GET BETTER. IT’S NOT.”

—Dr. Seuss

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Thumb q148
“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 MEANS CHANGING THE WORLD...ONE ACT OR SMILE AT A TIME.”

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Thumb q123
“KINDNESS IS OUR VERY OWN PIXIE FAIRY DUST, IT GIVES PEOPLE THE ABILITY TO SOAR AND NOT JUST FLY.”

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Thumb q133
“KINDNESS IS SOMETHING ANYONE CAN GIVE WITHOUT LOSING ANYTHING THEMSELVES.”

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Thumb q174
“A KIND AND COMPASSIONATE ACT IS OFTEN ITS OWN REWARD.”

—William John Bennett

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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.”

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“CONSTANT KINDNESS CAN ACCOMPLISH MUCH. AS THE SUN MAKES ICE MELT, KINDNESS CAUSES MISUNDERSTANDING, MISTRUST, AND HOSTILITY TO EVAPORATE”

—Albert Schweitzer

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“KINDNESS IS PUTTING SOMETHING GOOD BACK INTO THE WORLD.”

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“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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“KINDNESS IS A SIMPLE ART WHICH CAN BE MASTERED BY CONSCIOUS DAILY PRACTICE”

—Unknown

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“KINDNESS IS HELPING THE WORLD, ONE PERSON AT A TIME.”

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