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

—RAKtivist

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Thumb q60
“I FEEL THE CAPACITY TO CARE IS THE THING WHICH GIVES LIFE ITS DEEPEST SIGNIFICANCE.”

—Pablo Casais

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Thumb q86
“KINDNESS IS COMPASSION AND LOVE IN PERFECT HARMONY.”

—RAKtivist

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Thumb q4
“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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Thumb q2
“THE BEST INDEX TO A PERSON’S CHARACTER IS HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CAN’T DO HIM ANY GOOD–AND HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CAN’T FIGHT BACK.”

—Abigail Van Buren

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“LET US REMEMBER: ONE BOOK, ONE PEN, ONE CHILD, AND ONE TEACHER CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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Thumb q171
“KINDNESS IS THE HIGHEST FOR OF INTELLIGENCE”

—Wayne Teasdale

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Thumb q40
“TENDERNESS AND KINDNESS ARE NOT SIGNS OF WEAKNESS AND DESPAIR, BUT MANIFESTATIONS OF STRENGTH AND RESOLUTION.”

—Kahlil Gibran

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Thumb q106
“KINDNESS IS THE THE RAWEST FORM OF HUMAN COMPASSION.”

—RAKtivist

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Thumb q143
“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.”

—RAKtivist

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Thumb q63
“KINDNESS IS MAKING SOMEONES DAY A LITTLE BRIGHTER.”

—RAKtivist

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Thumb q18
“NO ONE IS USELESS IN THIS WORLD WHO LIGHTENS THE BURDENS OF ANOTHER.”

—Charles Dickens

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Thumb q134
“KINDNESS IS LOVE AND LOVE IS KINDNESS.”

—RAKtivist

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Thumb q122
“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 FREE; LET'S PASS IT ON”

—Unknown

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“KINDNESS IS HAVING THE ABILITY TO SPEAK WITH LOVE, LISTEN WITH PATIENCE AND ACT WITH COMPASSION.”

—RAKtivist

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