Quotation: 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

“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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“KINDNESS IS AN ACT YOU COMMIT TO MAKE PEOPLE FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEMSELVES AND THE WORLD THEY LIVE IN. AN ACT PERFORMED NOT TO CHANGE ANYTHING, BUT TO INSPIRE EVERYTHING.”

—RAKtivist

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“ATTITUDE IS A CHOICE. HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE. OPTIMISM IS A CHOICE. KINDNESS IS A CHOICE. GIVING IS A CHOICE. RESPECT IS A CHOICE. WHATEVER CHOICE YOU MAKE MAKES YOU. CHOOSE WISELY.”

—Roy T. Bennett

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“KINDNESS IS ALWAYS DOING THE NICEST THING POSSIBLE IN ANY SITUATION.”

—RAKtivist

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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. ”

—Robert J. Furey

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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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“THE IDEALS WHICH HAVE LIGHTED MY WAY, AND TIME AFTER TIME HAVE GIVEN ME NEW COURAGE TO FACE LIFE CHEERFULLY, HAVE BEEN KINDNESS, BEAUTY, AND TRUTH”

—Albert Einstein

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“IF YOU CAN BE ANYTHING, BE KIND”

—Unknown

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“KINDNESS IS THE GOLDEN CHAIN BY WHICH SOCIETY IS BOUND TOGETHER.”

—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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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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“KINDNESS IS ONE SOUL TOUCHING ANOTHER IN A WAY THAT SAYS I SEE YOU.”

—RAKtivist

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

—RAKtivist

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

—Tennessee Williams

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“KINDNESS MEANS BELIEVING IN SOMEONE WHEN THEY JUST DON'T BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS A SIMPLE ART WHICH CAN BE MASTERED BY CONSCIOUS DAILY PRACTICE”

—Unknown

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

—Kahlil Gibran

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