Quotation: One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness; usually it comes back to you. Unknown

“ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT THINGS TO GIVE AWAY IS KINDNESS; USUALLY IT COMES BACK TO YOU.”

—Unknown

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“YOU CANNOT DO A KINDNESS TO SOON, FOR YOU NEVER KNOW HOW SOON IT WILL BE TOO LATE”

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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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“KINDNESS IS SHOWING SOMEONE THEY MATTER.”

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

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“A SINGLE ACT OF KINDNESS THROWS OUT ROOTS IN ALL DIRECTIONS, AND THE ROOTS SPRING UP AND MAKE NEW TREES”

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“I EXPECT TO PASS THROUGH LIFE BUT ONCE. IF THEREFORE, THERE BE ANY KINDNESS I CAN SHOW, OR ANY GOOD THING I CAN DO TO ANY FELLOW BEING, LET ME DO IT NOW, AND NOT DEFER OR NEGLECT IT, AS I SHALL NOT PASS THIS WAY AGAIN.”

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