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20 quotes about kindness we could all really use right now

Julie Ryan Evans is an editor and writer who has covered everything from Capitol Hill to the politics of preschool. A mother of two, a runner of races, and a gourmet chef wannabe, she currently lives outside of Orlando, Florida.

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Kindness matters

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#1/22:

Kindness matters

It takes so little to be kind. A smile, wave, the thought to include someone new or offering a helping hand when you see someone in need — all can make a big difference in the lives of others and cost us so little. Our lives get busy, but we all have time to be kind. Here are 20 quotes that celebrate the beauty of kindness.

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Love

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Love

Yep.

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What kindness creates

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What kindness creates

Start creating!

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Echoes

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Echoes

Let your kindness echo!

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Roots

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Roots

Kindness begets kindness. 

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Attractive lips

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Attractive lips

Make yours pretty.

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Turn a life around

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Turn a life around

Don't underestimate your power. 

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More than necessary

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More than necessary

Words to live by.

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How you make people feel

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How you make people feel

How do you want to be remembered? 

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No act is too small

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No act is too small

Just do it. 

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Always an opportunity

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Always an opportunity

Fortunately there are human beings everywhere. 

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A reminder

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A reminder

Such a good reminder at that. 

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Too busy

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Too busy

If we're too busy to be kind, we're too busy. 

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Never too soon

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Never too soon

Don't hesitate!

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Everyone is fighting a battle

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Everyone is fighting a battle

You just never know.

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Where you are

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Where you are

It doesn't take much. 

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Constant kindness

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Constant kindness

Kindness is powerful.

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What's important

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What's important

It's simple, really.

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The best exercise

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The best exercise

Start lifting! 

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No small acts

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No small acts

Create a ripple effect. 

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