Quotation: A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. Mahatma Gandhi

“A 'NO' UTTERED FROM THE DEEPEST CONVICTION IS BETTER THAN A 'YES' MERELY UTTERED TO PLEASE, OR WORSE, TO AVOID TROUBLE.”

—Mahatma Gandhi

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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.” ”

—Dalai Lama XIV

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“KINDNESS IS BEING AS GOOD TO OTHERS AS YOU WISH THE REST OF THE WORLD WAS.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS MAKING SOMEONE SMILE IF ONLY FOR A MOMENT.”

—RAKtivist

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“IN A WORLD WHERE YOU CAN BE ANYTHING, BE KIND”

—Unknown

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“KINDNESS IS EXTENDING YOURSELF IN A WAY THAT UPLIFTS ANOTHER HUMAN BEING”

—RAKtivist

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“TOO OFTEN WE UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF A TOUCH, A SMILE, A KIND WORD, A LISTENING EAR, AN HONEST COMPLIMENT, OR THE SMALLEST ACT OF CARING, ALL OF WHICH HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO TURN A LIFE AROUND.”

—Leo Buscaglia

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“A SINGLE ACT OF KINDNESS THROWS OUT ROOTS IN ALL DIRECTIONS, AND THE ROOTS SPRING UP AND MAKE NEW TREES”

—Amelia Earhart

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“KINDNESS IS DOING WHAT YOU CAN, WHERE YOU ARE, WITH WHAT YOU HAVE.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS DOING ANYTHING TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT.”

—RAKtivist

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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.”

—Abigail Van Buren

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“KINDNESS IS THE SOCIAL GLUE THAT CONNECTS INDIVIDUALS WITHIN A COMMUNITY - KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS!”

—RAKtivist

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“LIFE IS MOSTLY FROTH AND BUBBLE; TWO THINGS STAND LIKE STONE: KINDNESS IN ANOTHER'S TROUBLE, COURAGE IN OUR OWN.”

—Adam Lindsay Gordon

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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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“IF YOU CAN BE ANYTHING, BE KIND”

—Unknown

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“YOU CAN HAVE EVERYTHING YOU WANT IN LIFE IF YOU JUST HELP ENOUGH PEOPLE GET WHAT THEY WANT IN LIFE.”

—Zig Ziglar

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“HOW LOVELY TO THINK THAT NO ONE NEED WAIT A MOMENT, WE CAN START NOW, START SLOWLY CHANGING THE WORLD! HOW LOVELY THAT EVERYONE, GREAT AND SMALL, CAN MAKE THEIR CONTRIBUTION TOWARD INTRODUCING JUSTICE STRAIGHTAWAY... AND YOU CAN ALWAYS, ALWAYS GIVE SOMETHING, EVEN IF IT IS ONLY KINDNESS!”

—Anne Frank

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