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  • #1
    Elbert Hubbard
    “God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #2
    Anaïs Nin
    “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
    Anaïs Nin

  • #3
    The Paradoxical Commandments

    People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
    Love them anyway.

    If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
    Do good anyway.

    If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
    Succeed anyway.

    The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
    Do good anyway.

    Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
    Be honest and frank anyway.

    The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
    Think big anyway.

    People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
    Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

    What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
    Build anyway.

    People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
    Help people anyway.

    Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
    Give the world the best you have anyway.”
    Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

  • #4
    Anne Frank
    “No one has ever become poor by giving.”
    Anne Frank, diary of Anne Frank: the play

  • #5
    Mark Twain
    “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
    Mark Twain

  • #6
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:

    - I shall not fear anyone on Earth.
    - I shall fear only God.
    - I shall not bear ill will toward anyone.
    - I shall not submit to injustice from anyone.
    - I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #7
    Elbert Hubbard
    “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #8
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas; you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  • #9
    Elbert Hubbard
    “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #10
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Truth never damages a cause that is just.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #11
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #12
    Mother Teresa
    “Give, but give until it hurts.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #13
    Mother Teresa
    “Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #14
    Leonardo da Vinci
    “As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”
    Leonardo da Vinci

  • #15
    “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
    Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

  • #16
    Mother Teresa
    “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #17
    Lao Tzu
    “Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”
    Lao Tzu

  • #18
    Aesop
    “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”
    Aesop

  • #19
    Alexander Pope
    “To err is human, to forgive, divine.”
    Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism

  • #20
    Plato
    “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
    Plato

  • #21
    Dalai Lama XIV
    “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”
    Dalai Lama XIV, The Art of Happiness

  • #22
    Albert Camus
    “It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.”
    Albert Camus, Neither Victims Nor Executioners

  • #23
    Mother Teresa
    “I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.”
    Mother Teresa, A Gift for God: Prayers and Meditations

  • #24
    Maya Angelou
    “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #25
    Elie Wiesel
    “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”
    Elie Wiesel

  • #26
    Benjamin Franklin
    “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”
    Benjamin Franklin

  • #27
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #28
    Barbara De Angelis
    “Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.”
    Barbara De Angelis

  • #29
    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    “The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. "One word of truth outweighs the world.”
    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

  • #30
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.”
    Mahatma Gandhi



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