Quotation: 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

“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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“CARRY OUT A RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS, WITH NO EXPECTATION OF REWARD, SAFE IN THE KNOWLEDGE THAT ONE DAY SOMEONE MIGHT DO THE SAME FOR YOU”

—Princess Diana

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

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“KINDNESS IS EXTENDING YOURSELF IN A WAY THAT UPLIFTS ANOTHER HUMAN BEING”

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“KINDNESS CAN BECOME ITS OWN MOTIVE. WE ARE MADE KIND BY BEING KIND.”

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“IN A GENTLE WAY, YOU CAN SHAKE THE WORLD.”

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“DON'T JUDGE EACH DAY BY THE HARVEST YOU REAP BUT BY THE SEEDS THAT YOU PLANT.”

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“IN THE END ONLY KINDNESS MATTERS”

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“HOW LOVELY TO THINK THAT NO ONE NEED WAIT A MOMENT, WE CAN START NOW, START SLOWLY CHANGING THE WORLD! HOW LOVELY THAT EVERYONE, GREAT AND SMALL, CAN MAKE THEIR CONTRIBUTION TOWARD INTRODUCING JUSTICE STRAIGHTAWAY... AND YOU CAN ALWAYS, ALWAYS GIVE SOMETHING, EVEN IF IT IS ONLY KINDNESS!”

—Anne Frank

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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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“KIND PEOPLE ARE THE BEST KIND OF PEOPLE”

—Unknown

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“NO ACT OF KINDNESS, NO MATTER HOW SMALL, IS EVER WASTED”

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“IF YOU HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY, DO IT. THE WORLD NEEDS MORE OF THAT. ”

—Unknown

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“NEVER DOUBT THAT A SMALL GROUP OF THOUGHTFUL, COMMITTED CITIZENS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD. INDEED, IT IS THE ONLY THING THAT EVER HAS”

—Margaret Mead

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“KINDNESS IS SHARING THE BEST PARTS OF OUR HEARTS WITH THOSE AROUND US.”

—RAKtivist

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

—E. Bennett

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