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I Believe In Treating Others With Kindness

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    Today I read it is better to treat everyone

    with kindness from the first moment,because you always can be unkind later,but once you are unkind there is no turning back.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2014

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    Today I saw some kindness today I saw a young

    couple going towards their car the young man went to the passenger side door and opened the door for his girlfriend when he came over to the drivers side I gave him a thumbs up he then gave me a smile
    Gracie182 Gracie182 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    "Only the development of compassion

    and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek." Dalai Lama XIV
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses May 6, 2014

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    I am a 49 year old guy.

    I'm in reasonable health, I have a great family even a daft dog! When I was younger, I went through the same stuff as lots of other people. Medical problem. Changing school problem, parental divorce problem. Wow! I think back now and I'm amazed at how much you survive in life...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses May 6, 2014

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    Kindness is a beautiful language to speak.

    To treat someone means to give them a positivity. The best gift you can give to another person is kindness.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    There aren't enough people in the world

    who are kind to the people they meet. Regardless of if you're a total stranger or my best friend, I always treat people the same way. There was an old system called chivalry, being gentlemanly, which I practice. I believe that the world is better with random acts of kindness, so...
    aLoneTheory aLoneTheory 13-15, M a week ago

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    Just because you can't go wrong

    when you treat someone with kindness.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 26, 2014

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    “Everyone has inside them a piece of good

    news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is." Anne Frank
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    What I've Learned

    I've lived long enough to learn a few things. There is a circle of life. What goes around does come around. What we put out eventually comes back to us. We all really are connected to each other, even if we have never met and live on different sides of the earth. Treating others...
    oldfarmguy oldfarmguy 61-65, M 5 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    I am a guy but I like cute things a lot.

    I don't wear women's clothes but I really like to buy men's clothes that are cute. Like I wear angry birds pajama pants. I also have a stuffed angry bird In my apartment. I have some tshirts from dragon ball z too. Today i was looking for slippers and I really wanted the kind...
    alcool91 alcool91 22-25, M May 6, 2014

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    Treat others the way you want to be treated.

    Don't do to others what you don't want to be done. You will never regret being kind, but you will regret being otherwise.
    Letmebee Letmebee 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Street People

    So I was stumping back to the apartment from a Terrible Horrible No Good Day, and this woman asks me if Dover is too far away to walk there, she doesn't have bus fare? No, too far, I say, but she walks away muttering before my brain unfogs -- dear Master, have I just missed...
    windlion windlion 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2010

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    Kindness Is Contagious

    I am grateful that I was raised to be courteous, kind and thoughtful. As the Mother of a 13 year old son I can say that some of the most proud moments of my life have been witnessing a strangers response to my son's unprompted acts of courtesy. I have raised him with the same...
    bmcinnis bmcinnis 31-35, F Dec 6, 2012

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    Do Unto Others...

    ...i believe this Golden Rule. Most of the time I even go beyond that and I'm kind to people who are being downright ugly to me. You never know what someone else has been going through. Sometimes people behave rude when they aren't even aware of it. There may be circumstances...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

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    True kindness lies within the act of giving

    without the expectation of something in return.
    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    Rare Nowadays....

    BUT I still believe in this very thing. Seems many are too self-absorbed... too distracted with life in general to even remember that a little bit of kindness can make a world of difference in someone's day.. and sometimes their LIFE. I am one of those people who smile at...
    SoulUndiscovered SoulUndiscovered 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2010

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    Sarcasm

    It is easy for many people to get caught up in sarcasm and behind the back talk. This human behavior is a way we cope with our ego in need of a boost. Putting someone else down to make us feel better. We have all done it. I try hard not to get caught in this trap. Joking or not...
    Dan32 Dan32 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2010

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    Kindness

    I think if you treat someone with true loving kindness then that same kindness comes out of them. It's like a sword to penetrate through the thick armor some people wear for protection. and I think it allows them to shed their "armor" if only temporarily to return the kindness.
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2010

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    I Believe In Treating Other...

    I believe in treating others with kindness , whether they deserve it or not. But ......... If someone farts on me , I'm gonna fart back , bro!
    leonardmaltomeal leonardmaltomeal 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 6, 2009

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    I Try To

    I try to be kind to everyone I deal with in my life, and I think that over all, I'm doing a pretty good job. Some people though, they just annoy me, and because I'm not a naturally patient person, that can cause difficulty. I do believe that what you send out comes back to you...
    TheRealJade TheRealJade 18-21, F Dec 5, 2011

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    "As long as we are human.

    . We have heart." My roommate is so silent (I thought before), she's my classmate for four years but we never talk personally. This is my final year and fate make us stick as ROOMMATE. I anxious at first, huh, it would be awkward to death. But, as I get to know about her, she's...
    jalanyanglurus jalanyanglurus 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Actions Truly Do Say I Care About You As You Once Did For Me

    As we age, we often become a bit more mellow, sentimental, and not wanting to be a bother to anyone. Our material needs become less while our desire to spend time with our loved ones increases. We are so busy when we are younger and perhaps don't always recognize that the aging...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    A Spoon Full of Sugar

    I do believe that even if a friend is hurting or going down a path that I may believe is not in their best interests, it's important to speak up and help them through it. But it's more important to help with kind words, not mean and spiteful ones. An so called friend believed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11, 2009

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    People automatically think I hate anyone

    involved with the LGBT community and people of other religions or groups just because I am Catholic, but I don't hate anyone. God does not teach me to hate, and those who hate in the name of God shouldn't make you think all people of that religion are like that. I am my own...
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2014

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    A Piece Of Me In Someone Else

    Some people just need pass by me and I am happy. There are people who feels what I feel. There are people who live like I live, and think what I think. There are people who talk to me looking at my eyes leaving a special touch, and there are people who silence but I can still...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    "You might think you don't matter in this world,

    but because of you someone has a favourite mug to drink their tea out of every morning that you bought them. Someone hears a song on the radio and it reminds them of you. Someone has read a book you recommended to them and gotten lost in it's pages. Someone's remembered a joke...
    DropsofJupiter1 DropsofJupiter1 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 28

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    What an incredible story.

    Homeless man gets a break from a complete stranger and a flood of emotion ensues. We could only wish that this type of kindness would be reciprocated worldwide.  Props to that dude!
    idlewatcher idlewatcher 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 7, 2014

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    My dear friends, Last week,

    my church lost a wonderful sister. Two little girls who are not up to 5 years yet has lost a wonderful mother and a good husband has lost his God given wife. 2 weeks ago I was watching her sitting 2 rows in front of me n smiling to myself and admiring the patient n loving mom...
    AyahyaMma AyahyaMma 26-30, F Feb 15

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    Dress Of Righteousness

    “Righteousness is good character, and sin is whatever bothers you and you do not want people to know.” (Saheeh Muslim) “Righteousness is not that you turn your faces to the east and the west [in prayer].  But righteous is the one who believes in God, the Last Day, the...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F Apr 2, 2013

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    I always make sure to treat other's with

    kindess, compassion, and understanding no matter who they are or what they've dont to me personally. Most people give the kindness right back, mostly strangers and adults. If strangers can return kindness, why can't my friends?
    sammichs sammichs 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2014

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    Great quote. "Treat others,

    the want you want to be treated". Respect someone, you will get the same respect back (hopefully)
    pappa94 pappa94 18-21, M Apr 15, 2014

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    I don't see the point in treating someone

    unkindly. It only reflects negatively on yourself. I understand that people don't always see eye to eye, but where in that does it say you have to be rude simply because someone views something different than you and who are we to say what is right or wrong? From my prospective...
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13, 2014

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    Yes, I am a firm believer in treating others

    with kindness. This is the only way to treat and work with others within your family, friends, co-workers, and others in day to day meetings with each other. However, do not let others over run you and your ideas. Stand your ground but be tactful when dealing with others.
    maryannesinclair maryannesinclair 41-45, F 2 Responses May 11, 2014

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    We are all human beings.

    We have differing demographics, but we are the populace of the Earth. We are the same kind. Be kind!
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 28

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    "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.” —Leo Buscaglia (1924-1998)
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 21, 2014

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    I don't really agree with the title.

    Unless you treat that person nice for a very very very long time.
    Manuala Manuala 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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    I believe the greatest human trait

    that we can display is compassion. If everyone had equal amounts of compassion for one another this would be a better world to be in.
    TheSpiritCarriesOn TheSpiritCarriesOn 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2014

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    Putting It Into Words

    I read in this group something that I could not put into words better myself please look up "old farm guy ".He puts it in words I couldnt better he says it all and I am a fellow sufferer of back pain.
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M Sep 21, 2011

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