If you missed World Kindness Day yesterday, don’t worry: everyday is a good day for kindness!

1. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. (from Aesop’s Fables)

2. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves. (Amelia Earhart, aviator)

3. 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. (Diana, princess and humanitarian)

4. If compassion was the motivating factor behind all of our decisions, would our world not be a completely different place? (Sheryl Crow, musician)

5. When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else. And it’ll become like a wildfire. (Whoopi Goldberg, actress and TV personality)

6. Maybe you don’t like your job, maybe you didn’t get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there’s no escape, there’s no excuse, so just suck up and be nice. (Ani DiFranco, musician)

7. I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do. (Helen Keller, activist and author)

8. When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you. (Susan Sarandon, actress)

9. After the verb “to love,” the verb, “to help” is the most beautiful verb in the world. (Bertha Von Suttner, Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

10. If you stop to be kind, you must swerve often from your path. (Mary Webb, novellist)

Tell us about one kind act that you did today!

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