Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
Doesn't take IQ to be considerate and caring, and there's nothing better about a person than this quality.
As Leo Buscaglia said, “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
Harold Kushner said, "When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world." Raising the vibration by kindness has all sorts of consequences, as we and others then attract a better life.
This is a spiritual way of being accessible to everyone. As Albert Einstein said, "The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth."
They form the basis of transforming our lives for the better.
This is universal truth. Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel said, "When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people."
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It’s not unusual for an act of kindness to shift a miserable day into an uplifting one. Wow, what power! And yet, we’re often too busy, too distracted, too focused on something else to take a moment out to be kind to a fellow human being. Continues...
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