Explore the value of Kindness
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KINDNESS QUOTATIONS
20170818 friday quote
“Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”

Scott Adams

20211014 thursday quote
“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty and truth.”

Albert Einstein

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“Kindness is the mark we leave on the world.”

RAKtivist

20191111 monday quote
“To achieve a kinder world, we must approach kindness with ambition and dedication. We must practice it in every moment of our lives. Kindness is that important.”

Cleo Wade

20211011 monday quote
“Ah, kindness. What a simple way to tell another struggling soul that there is love to be found in the world.”

Alison Malee

20200506 wednesday quote
“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.”

Barbara DeAngelis

20211227 monday quote
“Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.”

Harold Kushner

20181106 tuesday quote
“One kind word can warm three winter months.”

Japanese Proverb

20181109 friday quote
“That’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they can’t, but because you can.”

Andrew Iskander

20170817 thursday quote
“Kindness is... anything that lifts another person.”

C. Neil Strait

20191112 tuesday quote
“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.”

George Sand (Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin)

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'kindness'.
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A Mom's Hug from another city A few years ago, my boyfriend was diagnosed with cancer. This particular surgery had a few unanticipated complications and he had to stay in the hospital. I was leaving the hospital one night pretty upset. A woman, possibly her husband and daughter were walking in front of me. I was talking on my phone to my...
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A Simple Wish From a young age, my parents have taught me the importance of giving generously to the less fortunate. Out of habit, whenever there is something I can spare, I give it to someone on the streets. Last week, as I left the house to run a few errands, I carried with me some old clothes, a handbag and some food to...
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KINDNESS
Looks Like Y'all are Making a Difference Article from my local newspaper: http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20111008/NEWS/110080352/Dreams-come-true-despite-disability?odyssey=tab|topnews|img|Home FLOWOOD — Northwest Rankin High student Katelyn Simpson was living a Cinderella fairy tale moment Friday night when the senior was named homecoming...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Your Comments
Don from Rohnert Park California  JANUARY 30, 2016
One day I saw a homeless man struggling with his few belongings so I stopped and gave him some plastic bags and bottled waters and 20 dollars and looked into his eyes and said life can be so hard sometimes can't it He responded yes it can I will never forget that look in his eyes

Franktonio from Mexico City FEBRUARY 10, 2014
3 simple tips: 1. Smile with eye contact to as much people as you can during your day. 2. Make honest compliments to every person you interact with. 3. Hug as long as people don´t feel uncomfortable. Do this and you will experiment a new kind of joy.

Osmond Aisien from Nigeria MARCH 9, 2013
I strongly believe that being kind can give to someone what hard work can't.

Tim from Chicago OCTOBER 25, 2012
(actually from my Niece - Christina): I give so freely of my time and resources not because I have extra, but because I remember how hard it is to have nothing. EVERYONE has something to offer, and yes even those of us that barely get our bills paid on time. If you lack money or time to spare, you always have kindness to share.

Clare from Kenya OCTOBER 5, 2012
Being kind to one another costs nothing.

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