Quotes July 23, 2019

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

“Charles Darwin, who studied human evolution, actually didn’t see mankind as being biologically competitive & self-interested. Darwin believed that we are a profoundly social & caring species. He argued that sympathy & caring for others is instinctual.”
By Claudia Hall Christian
“You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can’t put a dollar sign on.”
Dolly Parton
We live in a time where your very core will be tested.Take on the power of kindness and be kind. The world cannot tempt you to be something you are not. “The world will ask you who you are, and if you do not know, the world will tell you.”
Carl Jung
Our job is to love people without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy.”
Thomas Merton #whathesaid
Dear Self, you are Good Enough.
“Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.”
JRR Tolkien
“I exist not to be loved and admired, but to love and act. It is not the duty of those around me to love me. Rather, it is my duty to be concerned about the world, about (hu)man(s).”
Janusz Korczak
“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.”
Franklin D Rosevelt
This is one of the most popular posts. It’s a reminder of who the US is day in and day out. Bullying and postering are about weakness. Kindness is strength.
Ask yourself — where do I light up? What’s my genius spark? We all have them. What is yours? Your ancestors dreamed of have the freedom, power, and wealth you have now — even if you have very little, it’s more than Irish peasants had pre-1970, more than slaves, more than English Catholics or Puritans or Pilgrims… Find your spark. Use it to brighten the world. Be kind along the way.
Your kindness sends sparks of sheer light out into the world. Be kind. Light up the world.
Be kind. When you’re angry, be kind. When you’re sad, be kind. When you’re f**ng sick of it, be kind. When you’re happy, be kind. When you’re struggling, be kind. Your kindness will see you through the storms of emotions.
Feeling forlorn? Be kind to yourself and everyone around you. It will cause hope to blossom sooner.
Sometimes, all we need to remember that this year is simply a ring on the tree of your life. Make it a kind year.
Be grateful for the things you take for granted — trees planted by someone else, clean air, prevalent water, food for the taking, a safe place to rest your head. 2 minutes of gratitude will change your life.
Wherever you are, be kind. Make kind memories. Share your life with kind people.
You want to be kind. You know that kindness will change your life, and the world. You understand that kindness is coded into your DNA. So what stands between you and being kind?
Give recklessly to everyone you meet. Be kind to everyone for no reason at all.