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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“KINDNESS IS DOING THE RIGHT THING, FOR THE RIGHT REASON, AT THE RIGHT TIME - ROOTED IN LOVE, RESPECT AND PEACE.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS A VEHICLE FOR PEACE.”

—RAKtivist

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

—Robert Louis Stevenson

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“KINDNESS IS ONE OF THE MOST UNDERRATED TRAITS IN THE WORLD. WE FOCUS SO MUCH ON MATERIAL THINGS AND ATTENTION BUT FORGET THAT IT IS KINDNESS THAT BRINGS US A FULFILLMENT THAT WARMS OUR SOUL. ”

—The Better Man Project

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“KINDNESS IS THE ABILITY AND DESIRE TO HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON OTHERS.”

—RAKtivist

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“REAL GENEROSITY IS DOING SOMETHING NICE FOR SOMEONE WHO WILL NEVER FIND OUT.”

—Frank A. Clark

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“KINDNESS CAN TRANSFORM SOMEONE'S DARK MOMENT WITH A BLAZE OF LIGHT. YOU'LL NEVER KNOW HOW MUCH YOUR CARING MATTERS. MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR ANOTHER TODAY.”

—Amy Leigh Mercree

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“KINDNESS IS CHOOSING LOVE OVER HATE, LIGHT OVER DARKNESS, COMPASSION OVER JUDGEMENT.”

—RAKtivist

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“REAL INTEGRITY IS DOING THE RIGHT THING, KNOWING THAT NOBODY’S GOING TO KNOW WHETHER YOU DID IT OR NOT”

—Oprah Winfrey

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“WE GET SO WORRIED ABOUT BEING PRETTY. LET'S BE PRETTY KIND. PRETTY FUNNY. PRETTY SMART. PRETTY STRONG.”

—Britt Nicole

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“LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO WAKE UP IN THE MORNING WITH REGRETS. SO, LOVE THE PEOPLE WHO TREAT YOU RIGHT, FORGET ABOUT THE ONES WHO DON'T, AND BELIEVE THAT EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON. IF YOU GET A CHANCE, TAKE IT. IF IT CHANGES YOUR LIFE, LET IT. NOBODY SAID LIFE WOULD BE EASY, THEY JUST PROMISED IT WOULD BE WORTH IT. ”

—Harvey MacKay

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

—RAKtivist

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“REMEMBER THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS. EVERY ACT CREATES A RIPPLE WITH NO LOGICAL END”

—Scott Adams

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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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“KINDNESS IS POWER; THE POWER TO HELP SOMEONE, THE POWER TO MOVE SOMEONE, THE POWER TO INSPIRE SOMEONE. WHEN YOU START BY HELPING ONE PERSON WITH KINDNESS, YOU NEVER KNOW HOW FAR THAT SPARK WILL GO.”

—RAKtivist

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“THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN LIFE IS TO SERVE AND TO SHOW COMPASSION AND THE WILL TO HELP OTHERS.”

—Albert Schweitzer

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