Quotation: “It is not fair to ask of someone else what you are not willing to do yourself.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

““IT IS NOT FAIR TO ASK OF SOMEONE ELSE WHAT YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO DO YOURSELF.” ”

—Eleanor Roosevelt

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“EVERY ACT OF KINDNESS CREATES A RIPPLE WITH NO END”

—Unknown

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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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“WHEN WE SEEK TO DISCOVER THE BEST IN OTHERS, WE SOMEHOW BRING OUT THE BEST IN OURSELVES.”

—William Arthur Ward

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“A GOOD HEAD AND GOOD HEART ARE ALWAYS A FORMIDABLE COMBINATION. BUT WHEN YOU ADD TO THAT A LITERATE TONGUE OR PEN, THEN YOU HAVE SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL.”

—Nelson Mandela

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“IF YOU WANT OTHERS TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION. IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY, PRACTICE COMPASSION”

—Dalai Lama

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“KINDNESS IS THE SOCIAL GLUE THAT CONNECTS INDIVIDUALS WITHIN A COMMUNITY - KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS!”

—RAKtivist

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“WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS.”

—Robert Ingersoll

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“LOVE AND KINDNESS ARE NEVER WASTED. THEY ALWAYS MAKE A DIFFERENCE.”

—Helen James

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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.”

—Tenzin Gyatso

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

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS BEGINS WITH ME.”

—RAKtivist

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“THERE ARE TWO WAYS OF SPREADING LIGHT: TO BE THE CANDLE OR THE MIRROR THAT REFLECTS IT.”

—Edith Wharton

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“I HAVE NEVER MET A PERSON WHOSE GREATEST NEED WAS ANYTHING OTHER THAN REAL, UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. YOU CAN FIND IT IN A SIMPLE ACT OF KINDNESS TOWARD SOMEONE WHO NEEDS HELP. THERE IS NO MISTAKING LOVE…IT IS THE COMMON FIBER OF LIFE, THE FLAME THAT HEATS OUR SOUL, ENERGIZES OUR SPIRIT AND SUPPLIES PASSION TO OUR LIVES.”

—Elisabeth KГјbler-Ross

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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 BE THE GREATEST GIFT THAT YOU CAN GIVE A PERSON. ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE NOT EXPECTING IT.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS BEING AS GOOD TO OTHERS AS YOU WISH THE REST OF THE WORLD WAS.”

—RAKtivist

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