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Richard Gere

Richard Gere
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“What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. Love. We all lean towards love.”

Sam Levenson

Sam Levenson
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“For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run his fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you will never walk alone.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt
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“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fibre of a free people.”

Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg
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“That is what compassion does. It challenges our assumptions, our sense of self-limitation, worthlessness, of not having a place in the world, our feelings of loneliness and estrangement. These are narrow, constrictive states of mind. As we develop compassion, our hearts open.”

Eric Hoffer

Eric Hoffer
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“Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.”

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer
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“As for…the fear that compassion will involve you in suffering, counter it with the realization that the sharing of sorrow expands your capacity to share joy as well. When you callously ignore the suffering of others, you lose the capacity to share their happiness, too.”

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Anne Herbert

Anne Herbert
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“Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.”

Steve Maraboli

Steve Maraboli
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“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”

Wes Angelozzi

Wes Angelozzi
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“Go and love someone exactly as they are. And then watch how quickly they transform into the greatest, truest version of themselves. When one feels seen and appreciated in their own essence, one is instantly empowered.”

Jean-Jacques Rousseau  

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“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?”

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