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 DOING ORDINARY THINGS WITH EXTRAORDINARY LOVE. ”

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“WHEN WE FEEL LOVE AND KINDNESS TOWARD OTHERS, IT NOT ONLY MAKES OTHERS FEEL LOVED AND CARED FOR, BUT IT HELPS US ALSO TO DEVELOP INNER HAPPINESS AND PEACE.”

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

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“KINDNESS IS REALIZING THAT WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.”

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“KINDNESS IS LIGHTING SOMEONE ELSE'S TORCH WITH YOUR OWN INNER FLAME.”

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“KINDNESS IS A VAST COLOR THAT ONLY YOUR HEART KNOWS HOW TO PAINT.”

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

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“HUMAN KINDNESS HAS NEVER WEAKENED THE STAMINA OR SOFTENED THE FIGURE OF A FREE PEOPLE. A NATION DOES NOT HAVE TO BE CRUEL TO BE TOUGH”

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“KINDNESS IS GOING OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT THEY ARE IMPORTANT AND LOVED.”

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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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“FORGET INJURIES; NEVER FORGET KINDNESS”

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“WHEN WORDS ARE BOTH TRUE AND KIND, THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD”

—Buddha

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“NO ACT OF KINDNESS IS TOO SMALL. THE GIFT OF KINDNESS MAY START AS A SMALL RIPPLE THAT OVER TIME CAN TURN INTO A TIDAL WAVE AFFECTING THE LIVES OF MANY.”

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