Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that. —Henri-Dominique Lacordaire

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Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.

HENRI-DOMINIQUE LACORDAIRE

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Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change. —Bob Kerrey
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. —Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love. —Hamilton Wright Mabie
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world is not interested in what we do for a living. What they are interested in is what we have to offer freely - hope, strength, love and the power to make a difference!
 —Sasha Azevedo
Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is not a preparation for life; education is life itself. —John Dewey
Civility is the art and act of caring for others. —Deborah King
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. —Nido Qubein
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. —Maya Angelou
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! —Theodor Seuss Geisel
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words. —Rachel Naomi Remen
Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It's something we call heart power. Once a man has made this commitment, nothing will stop him short of success. —Vince Lombardi
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. —Rabindranath Tagore
In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it's wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices. —Elizabeth Gilbert
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. —Helen Keller

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