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

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

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

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“GO BE KIND”

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“KINDNESS IS LIKE A SEED THAT WHEN CULTIVATED CAN GROW AND GROW AND GROW.”

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“HOW DO WE CHANGE THE WORLD? ONE RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS AT A TIME”

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

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“KINDNESS CAN TRANSFORM SOMEONE'S DARK MOMENT WITH A BLAZE OF LIGHT. YOU'LL NEVER KNOW HOW MUCH YOUR CARING MATTERS. MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR ANOTHER TODAY.”

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