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Sometimes, someone says something and you think, “YES!  That’s what I was going to say!”  Other times, you hear someone’s words and they touch your heart at just the right moment, inspiring and uplifting you.  Below are some quotes to inspire and perpetuate kindness.

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” -Princess Diana

“Kindness is being a responsible citizen.”  -A. G., 1st grader

“Kindness in words creates confidence.  Kindness is thinking creates profoundness.  Kindness in giving creates love.” -Lao Tzu

“Kindness is saying “please”, “thank you”, and “excuse me.”  -K.L., 1st grader

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” -Aesop

“Kindness is kinda hard.” -D.W., 1st grader

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” -William Arthur Ward

“Kindness is smiling at a stranger!” -B.M., 1st grader

“When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.” -14th Dalai Lama

“Kindess is sharing and giving.” -H.H., 1st grader

“There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes.  As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment:  love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others.  We need to understand our environment and our relationship to it.  We need to fulfill certain inner hungers:  the need for happiness, for peace of mind–for wisdom.” -Swami Kriyananda [J. Donald Walters]

“Kindness is giving kisses to my grandma.” -B.M., 1st grader

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.” -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

kindness matters