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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“THE TEST OF OUR PROGRESS IS NOT WHETHER WE ADD MORE TO THE ABUNDANCE OF THOSE WHO HAVE MUCH; IT IS WHETHER WE PROVIDE ENOUGH FOR THOSE WHO HAVE TOO LITTLE.”

—Franklin D. Roosevelt

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“WHAT WISDOM CAN YOU FIND THAT IS GREATER THAN KINDNESS?”

—Jean Jacques Rousseau

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“WE GET SO WORRIED ABOUT BEING PRETTY. LET'S BE PRETTY KIND. PRETTY FUNNY. PRETTY SMART. PRETTY STRONG.”

—Britt Nicole

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“KINDNESS IS DOING ORDINARY THINGS WITH EXTRAORDINARY LOVE. ”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS CHOOSING LOVE OVER HATE, LIGHT OVER DARKNESS, COMPASSION OVER JUDGEMENT.”

—RAKtivist

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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.”

—RAKtivist

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

—Eric Hoffer

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“KINDNESS IS HAVING A GENEROUS HEART AND HAVING A SELFLESS PERSONALITY.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS FREE TO GIVE, BUT PRICELESS TO RECEIVE.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS CARING FOR OTHERS, EVEN WHEN THEY MAY NOT CARE FOR YOU.”

—RAKtivist

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

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS THE THE MARK WE LEAVE ON THE WORLD.”

—RAKtivist

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“KINDNESS IS PULLING SOMEONE UP AFTER THEY'VE BEEN KNOCKED DOWN.”

—RAKtivist

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“ALWAYS BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN NECESSARY”

—James M. Barrie

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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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““BE A LITTLE KINDER THAN YOU HAVE TO.””

—E. Bennett

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