Quotation: 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

“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 OUR VERY OWN PIXIE FAIRY DUST, IT GIVES PEOPLE THE ABILITY TO SOAR AND NOT JUST FLY.”

—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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“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 BEGINS WITH ME.”

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“IN THE END ONLY KINDNESS MATTERS”

—Jewel

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“THE BEST INDEX TO A PERSONВЂ™S CHARACTER IS HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T DO HIM ANY GOODВЂ“AND HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CANВЂ™T FIGHT BACK.”

—Abigail Van Buren

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“ALWAYS BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN NECESSARY”

—James M. Barrie

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“KINDNESS IS COMPASSION AND LOVE IN PERFECT HARMONY.”

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“LET US REMEMBER: ONE BOOK, ONE PEN, ONE CHILD, AND ONE TEACHER CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.”

—Malala Yousafzai

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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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“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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“OUR DAYS ARE HAPPIER WHEN WE GIVE PEOPLE A PIECE OF OUR HEART RATHER THAN A PIECE OF OUR MIND”

—Unknown

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“KINDNESS IS LIKE A SEED THAT WHEN CULTIVATED CAN GROW AND GROW AND GROW.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS THE ABILITY TO KNOW WHAT THE RIGHT THING TO DO IS AND HAVING THE COURAGE TO DO IT!!”

—RAKtivist

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“ASK YOURSELF: HAVE YOU BEEN KIND TODAY? MAKE KINDNESS YOUR MODUS OPERANDI AND CHANGE YOUR WORLD. ”

—Annie Lennox

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“WE DON'T HAVE TO AGREE ON ANYTHING TO BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER”

—Unknown

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