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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“IВЂ™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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“KINDNESS IS CARING FOR OTHERS, EVEN WHEN THEY MAY NOT CARE FOR YOU.”

—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 CHOOSING LOVE OVER HATE, LIGHT OVER DARKNESS, COMPASSION OVER JUDGEMENT.”

—RAKtivist

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“TENDERNESS AND KINDNESS ARE NOT SIGNS OF WEAKNESS AND DESPAIR, BUT MANIFESTATIONS OF STRENGTH AND RESOLUTION.”

—Kahlil Gibran

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“KINDNESS IS A VAST COLOR THAT ONLY YOUR HEART KNOWS HOW TO PAINT.”

—RAKtivist

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

—Lucy Larcom

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

—RAKtivist

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“WHEN WE FEEL LOVE AND KINDNESS TOWARD OTHERS, IT NOT ONLY MAKES OTHERS FEEL LOVED AND CARED FOR, BUT IT HELPS US ALSO TO DEVELOP INNER HAPPINESS AND PEACE.”

—The 14th Dalai Lama

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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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“DO YOUR LITTLE BIT OF GOOD WHERE YOU ARE; ITВЂ™S THOSE LITTLE BITS OF GOOD PUT TOGETHER THAT OVERWHELM THE WORLD”

—Desmond Tutu

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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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“THOSE WHO BRING SUNSHINE TO THE LIVES OF OTHERS CANNOT KEEP IT FROM THEMSELVES”

—James Matthew Barrie

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

—E. Bennett

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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 REALIZING THAT WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.”

—RAKtivist

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