Quotation: There are 2 ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton

“THERE ARE 2 WAYS OF SPREADING LIGHT: TO BE THE CANDLE OR THE MIRROR THAT REFLECTS IT.”

—Edith Wharton

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““THIS IS MY SIMPLE RELIGION. NO NEED FOR TEMPLES. NO NEED FOR COMPLICATED PHILOSOPHY. YOUR OWN MIND, YOUR OWN HEART IS THE TEMPLE. YOUR PHILOSOPHY IS SIMPLE KINDNESS.” ”

—Dalai Lama XIV

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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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“I HAVE ALWAYS DEPENDED ON THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS.”

—Tennessee Williams

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“DO YOUR LITTLE BIT OF GOOD WHERE YOU ARE; IT’S THOSE LITTLE BITS OF GOOD PUT TOGETHER THAT OVERWHELM THE WORLD”

—Desmond Tutu

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“NO MATTER WHAT PEOPLE TELL YOU, WORDS AND IDEAS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.”

—Robin Williams

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“KINDNESS IS IN OUR POWER, EVEN WHEN FONDNESS IS NOT”

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

—RAKtivist

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

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“THOSE WHO BRING SUNSHINE TO THE LIVES OF OTHERS CANNOT KEEP IT FROM THEMSELVES”

—James Matthew Barrie

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

—RAKtivist

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“ALWAYS BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN NECESSARY”

—James M. Barrie

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“KINDNESS IS AN EXPRESSION OF LOVE, BIG OR SMALL, IT'S WHAT HOLDS US ALL TOGETHER!”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS IN LIFE AND SHOWS HUMANITY MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE.”

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“TO BE KIND IS TO BELIEVE THAT THERE IS STILL INHERENT GOODNESS DEEP WITHIN THE HUMAN SPIRIT REGARDLESS OF RACE, CREED OR FAITH.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS POWER; THE POWER TO HELP SOMEONE, THE POWER TO MOVE SOMEONE, THE POWER TO INSPIRE SOMEONE. WHEN YOU START BY HELPING ONE PERSON WITH KINDNESS, YOU NEVER KNOW HOW FAR THAT SPARK WILL GO.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS CAN BE THE GREATEST GIFT THAT YOU CAN GIVE A PERSON. ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE NOT EXPECTING IT.”

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