Quotation: I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again. William Penn

“I EXPECT TO PASS THROUGH LIFE BUT ONCE. IF THEREFORE, THERE BE ANY KINDNESS I CAN SHOW, OR ANY GOOD THING I CAN DO TO ANY FELLOW BEING, LET ME DO IT NOW, AND NOT DEFER OR NEGLECT IT, AS I SHALL NOT PASS THIS WAY AGAIN.”

—William Penn

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““I WOULD RATHER MAKE MISTAKES IN KINDNESS AND COMPASSION THAN WORK MIRACLES IN UNKINDNESS AND HARDNESS.” ”

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“I HAVE ALWAYS DEPENDED ON THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS.”

—Tennessee Williams

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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.”

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“THOSE WHO MAKE COMPASSION AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THEIR LIVES FIND THE JOY OF LIFE. KINDNESS DEEPENS THE SPIRIT AND PRODUCES REWARDS THAT CANNOT BE COMPLETELY EXPLAINED IN WORDS. IT IS AN EXPERIENCE MORE POWERFUL THAN WORDS. TO BECOME ACQUAINTED WITH KINDNESS ONE MUST BE PREPARED TO LEARN NEW THINGS AND FEEL NEW FEELINGS. KINDNESS IS MORE THAN A PHILOSOPHY OF THE MIND. IT IS A PHILOSOPHY OF THE SPIRIT. ”

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“KIND HEARTS ARE THE GARDENS. KIND THOUGHTS ARE THE ROOTS. KIND WORDS ARE THE BLOSSOMS. KIND DEEDS ARE THE FRUITS.”

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“KIND WORDS CAN BE SHORT AND EASY TO SPEAK BUT THEIR ECHOES ARE TRULY ENDLESS”

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

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“KINDNESS HAS A BEAUTIFUL WAY OF REACHING DOWN INTO A WEARY HEART AND MAKING IT SHINE LIKE THE RISING SUN”

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“KINDNESS IS LIKE WATCHING THE SUN BEGIN TO SHINE THROUGH THE CLOUDS AFTER A RAINY DAY.”

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

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

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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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“KINDNESS IS THE TRUE EXPRESSION OF LOVE WITHOUT ANY BARRIERS.”

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“KINDNESS IS THE LANGUAGE WHICH THE DEAF CAN HEAR AND THE BLIND CAN SEE”

—Mark Twain

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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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“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.”

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