Quotation: The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little. Franklin D. Roosevelt

“THE TEST OF OUR PROGRESS IS NOT WHETHER WE ADD MORE TO THE ABUNDANCE OF THOSE WHO HAVE MUCH; IT IS WHETHER WE PROVIDE ENOUGH FOR THOSE WHO HAVE TOO LITTLE.”

—Franklin D. Roosevelt

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“KINDNESS IS SEEING THE BEST IN OTHERS WHEN THEY CANNOT SEE IT IN THEMSELVES.”

—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 IS THE LANGUAGE WHICH THE DEAF CAN HEAR AND THE BLIND CAN SEE”

—Mark Twain

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

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS STARTS WITH ONE.”

—The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation

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“A WARM SMILE IS THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE OF KINDNESS”

—William Arthur Ward

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

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS THE THE MARK WE LEAVE ON THE WORLD.”

—RAKtivist

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“NO MATTER WHAT PEOPLE TELL YOU, WORDS AND IDEAS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.”

—Robin Williams

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“KINDNESS TO ME MEANS DOING THINGS FOR THE CAUSE AND NOT THE APPLAUSE.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS FREE; LET'S PASS IT ON”

—Unknown

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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 CAN TRANSFORM SOMEONE'S DARK MOMENT WITH A BLAZE OF LIGHT. YOU'LL NEVER KNOW HOW MUCH YOUR CARING MATTERS. MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR ANOTHER TODAY.”

—Amy Leigh Mercree

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“KINDNESS HAS A BEAUTIFUL WAY OF REACHING DOWN INTO A WEARY HEART AND MAKING IT SHINE LIKE THE RISING SUN”

—Unknown

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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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“FOR ATTRACTIVE LIPS, SPEAK WORDS OF KINDNESS”

—Audrey Hepburn

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