Quotation: We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.  Dr. Samuel Johnson

“WE CANNOT TELL THE PRECISE MOMENT WHEN FRIENDSHIP FORMED. AS IN FILLING A VESSEL DROP BY DROP, THERE IS AT LAST A DROP WHICH MAKES IT RUN OVER; SO IN A SERIES OF KINDNESS THERE IS AT LAST ONE WHICH MAKES THE HEART RUN OVER. ”

—Dr. Samuel Johnson

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“A GOOD HEAD AND GOOD HEART ARE ALWAYS A FORMIDABLE COMBINATION. BUT WHEN YOU ADD TO THAT A LITERATE TONGUE OR PEN, THEN YOU HAVE SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL.”

—Nelson Mandela

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“SHARE YOUR GOOD WITH OTHERS. KINDNESS, LOVE AND APPRECIATION ARE THE GREATEST GIFTS YOU CAN GIVE”

—Louise Hay

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“KINDNESS IS BEAUTIFUL.”

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“I’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”

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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 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.”

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

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“HAPPINESS IS THE NEW RICH. INNER PEACE IS THE NEW SUCCESS. HEALTH IS THE NEW WEALTH. KINDNESS IS THE NEW COOL.”

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“KINDNESS IS COMPASSION AND LOVE IN PERFECT HARMONY.”

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

—Frank A. Clark

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“KINDNESS MEANS SHARING LOVE AND SPREADING JOY.”

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

—Buddha

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

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“KINDNESS IS DOING WHAT WE CAN TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.”

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“FORGET INJURIES; NEVER FORGET KINDNESS”

—Confucius

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“REAL INTEGRITY IS DOING THE RIGHT THING, KNOWING THAT NOBODY’S GOING TO KNOW WHETHER YOU DID IT OR NOT”

—Oprah Winfrey

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