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

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“KINDNESS IS BEING A BREATH OF FRESH AIR TO SOMEONE ELSE WHEN THEY FEEL LIKE THEY ARE SUFFOCATING.”

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“KINDNESS IS REALIZING THAT WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.”

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“KINDNESS IS BEAUTIFUL.”

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“KINDNESS MEANS BUILDING BRIDGES INSTEAD OF WALLS.”

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“KINDNESS IS A GIFT EVERYONE CAN AFFORD TO GIVE”

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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.” ”

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

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“WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS.”

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“KINDNESS IS ONE SOUL TOUCHING ANOTHER IN A WAY THAT SAYS I SEE YOU.”

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“KINDNESS IS A VEHICLE FOR PEACE.”

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

—Desmond Tutu

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“THE SMALLEST ACT OF KINDNESS IS WORTH MORE THAN THE GREATEST INTENTION”

—Kahlil Gibran

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

—Mahatma Gandhi

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

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