Quotation: Your greatness is measured by your kindness; your education and intellect by your modesty; your ignorance is betrayed by your suspicions and prejudices, and your real caliber is measured by the consideration and tolerance you have for others. William J.H. Boetcker

“YOUR GREATNESS IS MEASURED BY YOUR KINDNESS; YOUR EDUCATION AND INTELLECT BY YOUR MODESTY; YOUR IGNORANCE IS BETRAYED BY YOUR SUSPICIONS AND PREJUDICES, AND YOUR REAL CALIBER IS MEASURED BY THE CONSIDERATION AND TOLERANCE YOU HAVE FOR OTHERS.”

—William J.H. Boetcker

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“WHEN I WAS YOUNG, I ADMIRED CLEVER PEOPLE. NOW THAT I AM OLD, I ADMIRE KIND PEOPLE”

—Abraham Joshua Heschel

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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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“KINDNESS IS COMPASSION AND LOVE IN PERFECT HARMONY.”

—RAKtivist

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

—Kahlil Gibran

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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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“WHAT YOU DO MAKES A DIFFERENCE, AND YOU HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT KIND OF DIFFERENCE YOU WANT TO MAKE”

—Jane Goodall

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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 MEANS BUILDING BRIDGES INSTEAD OF WALLS.”

—RAKtivist

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“BE SO GOOD THEY CAN'T IGNORE YOU”

—Steve Martin

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“NO MATTER WHAT PEOPLE TELL YOU, WORDS AND IDEAS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.”

—Robin Williams

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“KINDNESS IN WORDS CREATES CONFIDENCE. KINDNESS IN THINKING CREATES PROFOUNDNESS. KINDNESS IN GIVING CREATES LOVE”

—Lao Tzu

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“WHEN YOU ARE KIND TO OTHERS, IT NOT ONLY CHANGES YOU, IT CHANGES THE WORLD”

—Harold Kushner

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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 PULLING SOMEONE UP AFTER THEY'VE BEEN KNOCKED DOWN.”

—RAKtivist

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“WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS.”

—Robert Ingersoll

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