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 A WAY OF LIFE.”

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

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“NO ONE IS USELESS IN THIS WORLD WHO LIGHTENS THE BURDENS OF ANOTHER.”

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“KINDNESS IS THE KEY TO LIFE.”

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“FORGET INJURIES; NEVER FORGET KINDNESS”

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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.”

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“THREE THINGS IN HUMAN LIFE ARE IMPORTANT. THE FIRST IS TO BE KIND. THE SECOND IS TO BE KIND. AND THE THIRD IS TO BE KIND.”

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“KINDNESS IS A SILENT SMILE, A FRIENDLY WORD, A NOD OF ENCOURAGEMENT. KINDNESS IS THE SINGLE MOST POWERFUL THING WE CAN TEACH CHILDREN.”

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“KINDNESS IS THE OPPORTUNITY THAT WE ALL HAVE EVERY DAY TO IMPROVE THE WORLD.”

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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!”

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“KINDNESS MEANS SHOWING HOW MUCH YOU CARE.”

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“KINDNESS IS THE ABILITY AND DESIRE TO HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON OTHERS.”

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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.”

—Amy Leigh Mercree

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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.”

—The 14th Dalai Lama

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