Quotation: “Do not go around saying that the world owes you a living; it owes you nothing; it was here first.” Mark Twain

““DO NOT GO AROUND SAYING THAT THE WORLD OWES YOU A LIVING; IT OWES YOU NOTHING; IT WAS HERE FIRST.””

—Mark Twain

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“KINDNESS IS THE ABILITY TO KNOW WHAT THE RIGHT THING TO DO IS AND HAVING THE COURAGE TO DO IT!!”

—RAKtivist

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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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“KINDNESS IS NOT WHAT YOU DO, BUT WHO YOU ARE.”

—RAKtivist

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“HUMAN KINDNESS HAS NEVER WEAKENED THE STAMINA OR SOFTENED THE FIGURE OF A FREE PEOPLE. A NATION DOES NOT HAVE TO BE CRUEL TO BE TOUGH”

—Franklin D Roosevelt

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“LIFE IS AN ECHO. WHAT YOU SEND OUT, COMES BACK. WHAT YOU SOW, YOU REAP. WHAT YOU GIVE, YOU GET. WHAT YOU SEE IN OTHERS, EXISTS IN YOU.”

—Zig Ziglar

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“LIFE IS MOSTLY FROTH AND BUBBLE; TWO THINGS STAND LIKE STONE: KINDNESS IN ANOTHER'S TROUBLE, COURAGE IN OUR OWN.”

—Adam Lindsay Gordon

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“WHEREVER THERE IS A HUMAN IN NEED, THERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR KINDNESS AND TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.”

—Kevin Heath

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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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“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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““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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“THREE THINGS IN HUMAN LIFE ARE IMPORTANT. THE FIRST IS TO BE KIND. THE SECOND IS TO BE KIND. AND THE THIRD IS TO BE KIND.”

—Henry James

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“KINDNESS IS LOVE MADE VISIBLE...”

—M. Swanepoel, RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS GOING OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT THEY ARE IMPORTANT AND LOVED.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS SPREADING SUNSHINE INTO OTHER PEOPLE'S LIVES REGARDLESS OF THE WEATHER.”

—RAKtivist

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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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